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The Swiss healthcare system

The Swiss healthcare system

11 February 2015   2 comments
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 9 November 2012

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

Dental health in Switzerland 18 February 2015

Prevention is the key to dental health in Switzerland. [Contributed by Elika Palenzona, Palenzona Dental Hygiene Office]
Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage

Expat healthcare: Local versus global coverage 12 January 2015

Some important questions are answered to help expats choose which healthcare offers adequate coverage for a transient expat lifestyle.
Italian medical dictionary: Body parts in Italian

Italian medical dictionary: Body parts in Italian 8 July 2014

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

8 July 2014
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!

7 July 2014
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 7 March 2014

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 1 December 2013

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 heal... 18 January 2012

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

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 17 January 2011

Expatica's quick links to hospitals in Switzerland.
German medical dictionary: Body parts in German

German medical dictionary: Body parts in German 29 November 2010

Here is a short list of German medical terms that could come in handy when you have a doctor's appointment.
The European Health Insurance Card explained

The European Health Insurance Card explained 15 September 2004

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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