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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?

Top tips to maintaining a healthy weight for expats

Top tips to maintaining a healthy weight for expats

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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

How breastfeeding is viewed around the world

How breastfeeding is viewed around the world

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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?

Healthcare in Belgium

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.

Dutch medical dictionary: Body parts

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Here is a short list of medical terms in Dutch that could come in useful when you have a doctor's appointment in the Netherlands.

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.

Having a baby 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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