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A guide on accessing Russian healthcare as a foreigner, explaining the Russian healthcare system and how to find a Russian pharmacy, doctor or hospital.
A useful guide to health insurance in Russia, including state medical insurance in Russia and private health insurance and international options for Russian health insurance coverage.
If you're giving birth in Moscow or around Russia, here's a guide to Russian maternity healthcare, prenatal and postnatal care, delivery, and maternity and paternity leave in Russia.
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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: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?
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.
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?
Keeping yourself at the right weight is a key way to ensure good heart health — and it turns out, the little decisions you make during your busy expat life are the ones that make a big difference
When deciding whether to breastfeed, each new mother is influenced not only by her physical ability and personal beliefs, but also by social and cultural customs. But how much do attitudes to breastfeeding differ around the world?
Here is a Russian glossary of medical terms that could come in handy when going to the doctor or during emergencies in Russia.
What health considerations do you need to consider if you’re moving halfway across the world?
Here is Expatica's list of some hospitals in Moscow.
The heat in Moscow can also be potentially dangerous for pregnancy, so it's important that mums to keep themselves out of the sun and drink lots of water.
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.