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The Belgian healthcare system

The Belgian healthcare system

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If you live and work in Belgium, you will be entitled to subsidised Belgian healthcare. Find out how to access healthcare in Belgium and claim your reimbursements.

Health insurance in Belgium

Health insurance in Belgium

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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

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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.

Health issues in Belgium and getting help

Health issues in Belgium and getting help

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If you're living in Belgium, find out what healthcare and disease prevention promotions are available to Belgian residents, including required vaccinations.

Hospitals in Belgium

Hospitals in Belgium

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Locate your nearest hospital in Belgium and find out what you need to get treatment in a Belgian hospital, accident and emergency services or an ambulance.

5 tips to choose the right expat health insurance

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Finding the right health insurance that covers an expat lifestyle is vital: These tips and questions will help you choose the best expat health insurance for you.

The European Health Insurance Card explained

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Citizens from the EU/EEA and Switzerland can get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) to access free or reduced-cost healthcare when travelling within the EU – here’s how it works.

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

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

Doctors, dentists and medical specialists in Belgium

Doctors, dentists and medical specialists in Belgium

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

Medical French terms: I need a doctor!

Medical French terms: I need a doctor!

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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

Get your health in check before you relocate overseas

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

Find an English-speaking doctor abroad

Find an English-speaking doctor abroad

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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...

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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

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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

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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.

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