Posts tagged “Abroad”

Mexican Dentists Swamped With Dental Tourists

January 19th, 2011
Mexican Dentists Swamped With Dental Tourists

It might be a small town in Mexico, just across the border from Arizona, but Los Algodones has a reputation for having more dentists than anywhere else in the world. Out of a population of just 4000, there are 200 dental practices, all of which are thriving. Many of the patients are US and Canadian […]

Getting Travel Medical Insurance When Pregnant

January 19th, 2011
Getting Travel Medical Insurance When Pregnant

Becoming pregnant is one of the joys of life. However it has recently been found that some women are having difficulty getting travel insurance. This is a very serious issue in many ways, not least the cost that might have to be paid for treatment. If living and travelling in the UK, this is not […]

Private Health Insurance – making the right decision for expats

December 7th, 2010
Private Health Insurance – making the right decision for expats

Packing up your life and relocating to a brand new country is a trauma for anybody but for expats moving abroad the decision to be made regarding private health insurance can be an extra stress that is just not needed. Often the decision is made for you by your new employer to form part of […]

Malaysian private medical costs soaring

December 2nd, 2010
Malaysian private medical costs soaring

Campaigners and patients are both angry that the cost of private healthcare in Malaysia is soaring out of control, putting vital treatments out of the reach of many ordinary people. The government, while focusing on shortening waiting times and improving treatment at public hospitals, also needs to rein in private facilities that have been putting […]

Medical Cover Warning For Expats

October 22nd, 2010
Medical Cover Warning For Expats

If you are a British citizen living abroad, then ensure you are covered with medical insurance. If not, you could be in for a rude awakening if you fall ill. That’s basically the view of British insurance companies. They recently held a meeting at the RAC Club in London. Delegates were informed that the cost […]

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