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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?

Loonzorg no risk health insurance policy

Choosing the most affordable expat health insurance in the Netherlands with...

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LoonZorg's No Risk policy is made especially for expats and their families. It exempts you from the high 'own risk' costs included in basic Dutch insurance packages, but still offers access to world-class healthcare. [Contributed by LoonZorg]

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

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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?

Guide to health insurance for international students in the Netherlands

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If you are planning to study in the Netherlands, find out if you need to enrol for the mandatory Dutch healthcare insurance while you live in the Netherlands and how to apply for proper medical coverage.

Reverse culture shock

Reverse culture shock: What, when, and how to cope

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Moving home isn't always easy – many who repatriate feel different and utterly out of touch. This article explains what happens when culture shock is reversed, what to expect, and how to cope with its effects.

Medical terms in Dutch

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

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.

Giving birth in the Netherlands

Don't blame it on home births

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The infant mortality rate in the Netherlands remains one of the highest in the European Union, but is this anything to do with home births? Amanda van Mulligen investigates.

Having a baby in the Netherlands

Maternity matters: What to expect in the Netherlands

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Amanda van Mulligen looks at some of the challenges and benefits of the maternity system in the Netherlands for expats and how it differs to other countries.

Hospitals in the Netherlands

Hospitals in the Netherlands

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Here is our handy hospital list of the Netherlands.

Having a baby in the Netherlands

Why the Dutch cherish home births

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The Dutch have one of the highest percentage of home births in the world. Stephanie van den Berg explains why home births are popular in the Netherlands.

Women's healthcare in the Netherlands

Women's healthcare in the Netherlands

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Birth control, abortion, check-ups and pregnancy — we provide insight on female healthcare in the Netherlands.



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