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Healthcare in Portugal

Healthcare in Portugal

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Who qualifies for healthcare in Portugal? Find the conditions for accessing the Portuguese healthcare system, including details on health insurance, hospitals, pharmacies, dental care and maternity in Portugal.

Health insurance Portugal

Health insurance in Portugal

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Do you need health insurance in Portugal? Find out if you can register for state health insurance in Portugal to receive free or discounted healthcare.

Having a baby in Portugal

Having a baby in Portugal

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If you're planning on giving birth in Portugal, we outline the process of having a baby in Portugal and include a list of midwives and hospitals.

Dentist Portugal

Visiting the dentist in Portugal

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Before you visit a dentist in Portugal, read this guide on the requirements, costs and how to find dentists in Portugal.

Hospitals in Portugal

Hospitals in Portugal

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If you need a hospital in Portugal, or want to find the nearest one to you, see our list of hospitals in Portugal below, plus the conditions for visiting a Portuguese hospital as a foreigner and hospital costs.

Seeing a doctor or specialist in Portugal

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What are the requirements to see a Portuguese doctor? This guide explains how to find a doctor or specialist in Portugal, plus information on doctors' fees and reimbursements.

When hygge isn’t enough

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Hygge is a particularly Danish sentiment. It’s more than happiness. More than contentment with your lot in life. Hygge is the word that describes a laidback, blissful shared moment where everything feels right with the world.

The Worlds healthiest countries

Where are the world’s healthiest countries?

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Where would a hunt for the world’s healthiest countries take you? Which country boasts the healthiest national diet, the healthiest lifestyle and environment, and the best health system? What does “healthy” mean to you?

Aetna: Avoiding the catch-22 of expat lifestyle

Avoiding the catch-22 of expat lifestyle

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What’s the best way to avoid the “expat blues”—feeling low and lonely when you first arrive in a country? Go out. Make friends. Have fun. Be as busy and committed to your social life when you leave the office as you are during the working day.

Aetna: Destinations for expat families

The top lifestyle destination countries for expat families

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Most parents want their children to be healthy and happy; to be bright, creative and physically fit; and to let nothing get in the way of fulfilling their potential and leading a rich, rewarding life.

Private health insurance

Private health insurance: How to choose the best policy and health insurer...

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If you're considering private health insurance, finding the right health insurance plan or health insurance company can be time consuming. This guide explains how to choose the right private health insurance for you.

International Health Insurance for Expats

International health insurance: How to choose between local or expat insura...

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International health insurance for expats: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?

How to find a doctor abroad guide for expats

How to find a doctor abroad for English-speaking expats

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How to find a doctor abroad: non-profit organisation IAMAT has helped travellers and expats find English-speaking doctors abroad for 50 years. See how their doctor search works.

Expath health insurance: Select your health insurance abroad following 5 tips

Expat health insurance: How to choose the best expat insurance

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Expat health insurance: We help you find the best expat health insurance with these five tips. Which expat health insurance do you need for your situation?

European Health Insurance Card

EHIC: European Health Insurance Card explained

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The European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) allows citizens from the EU/EEA and Switzerland to access healthcare when travelling within the EU. What are the procedures for EHIC application and EHIC renewal?



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