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The Belgian heathcare system

The Belgian heathcare system

12 February 2015 | 1 comment

If you live and work in Belgium, you will be entitled to Belgian healthcare. This guide explains how to access healthcare services in Belgium.

Health insurance in Belgium

Health insurance in Belgium

12 February 2015 | 0 comments

If you're living in Belgium, here's a complete guide to applying for Belgian health insurance, which is mandatory for all residents in Belgium.

Having a baby in Belgium

Having a baby in Belgium

13 January 2015 | 3 comments

If you're having a baby in Belgium, here's a guide to prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, birth registration, child benefits, and maternity and paternity leave in Belgium.

Doctors, dentists and medical specialists in Belgium

Doctors, dentists and medical specialists in Belgium

12 February 2015 | 0 comments

A guide to finding a doctor, specialist or dentist in Belgium, detailing how to register, make appointments, and claim reimbursements through insurance.

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

12 January 2015 | 0 comments

Some important questions are answered to help expats choose which healthcare offers adequate coverage for a transient expat lifestyle.

Medical French terms: I need a doctor!

7 July 2014 | 0 comments

Here is a French glossary of medical terms for when you have a doctor's appointment, and French health terms for every-day life in France.

Get your health in check before you relocate overseas

7 March 2014 | 1 comment

What health considerations do you need to consider if you’re moving halfway across the world?

Hospitals in Belgium

Hospitals in Belgium

31 January 2014 | 0 comments

A quick guide to the main hospitals in Belgium, as well as hospitals in Antwerp and other cities in Belgium.

Find an English-speaking doctor abroad

Find an English-speaking doctor abroad

1 December 2013 | 0 comments

For 50 years, the non-profit IAMAT has helped travellers find medical help in English. How can IAMAT improve your health situation while living abroad?

Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and health insurer for you

Private health insurance: Choosing the right policy and health insurer for...

18 January 2012 | 7 comments

Everyone should have health insurance, but finding the right coverage can be time consuming. Here's a guide on how to choose the right health insurance for you.

Addicted expats

Addicted expats

13 April 2011 | 2 comments

Rupert Wolfe Murray of Castle Craig Hospital discusses why some expats are tempted by alcohol and how cultural differences can make it difficult to find help.

Helping expat parents in Belgium

Helping expat parents in Belgium

10 November 2009 | 1 comment

The Brussels Childbirth Trust has been helping expat parents in Belgium for over 30 years. We investigate how the Belgian non-profit group can help expats in Belgium.

The European Health Insurance Card explained

The European Health Insurance Card explained

15 September 2004 | 0 comments

A new card has replaced many of the medical assistance forms used by European citizens when travelling or working outside their own countries. Here are the details.

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