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The Swiss healthcare system

The Swiss healthcare system

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A guide to accessing the Swiss healthcare system: health insurance, visiting the GP, seeing a specialist, going to hospital and emergency services.

Having a baby in Switzerland

Having a baby in Switzerland

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Our guide to Swiss prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, and maternity leave in Switzerland.

The European Health Insurance Card explained

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.

Differences between US and European healthcare that every expat should know

Differences between US and European healthcare that every expat should know

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If you are moving to the US or Europe, make sure you know what to expect when it comes to healthcare. [Contributed by Clements Worldwide]

Italian medical dictionary: Body parts in Italian

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Here is a short list of medical terms in Italian that could come in handy when you have a doctor's appointment in Switzerland.

German dictionary: Medical terms in German

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Feeling a little under the weather? Here's our guide to the most useful German medical terms to help you when you visit the doctor in Germany.

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.

Hospitals in Switzerland

Hospitals in Switzerland

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Expatica's quick links to hospitals in Switzerland.

German medical dictionary: Body parts in German

German medical dictionary: Body parts in German

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Here is a short list of German medical terms that could come in handy when you have a doctor's appointment.

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