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  1. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, My parents who are currently in India are on a Australian 5 year multiple entry bridging visa as they await the grant of PR (Aged parent 804 category). They applied in 2010 and from their queue position it looks likely that their turn is imminent. All going to plan they will be invited to...
  2. Other Europe
    My wife and I live in Norway. We are thinking about our 1st baby, but my wife is very concerned about the availability of CS. She is >40 years old, has bradycardia and is very afraid of negative health consequences from natural birth. We read that health service in Norway really insists on...
  3. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Would love to retire to France but health costs bother me. Have blood pressure and type 2 diabetes so need 8 tablets/ day. Would like some real experience advice on how much medication will cost and can I get health cover. Would appreciate some advice from someone who has experience of this.
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hey all, Just moved to Dubai. I take about 10 prescription medications prescribed by doctors in the US. Am I able to get a pharmacy here in Dubai to fill them or do I need to see doctors and specialists here, get the tests all done again, and get a prescription from a Dubai doctor in order...
  5. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hi all! Sorry for the incredibly dull post ‘title’!! We are currently based in Hong Kong and planning on retiring in Portugal in the next 18-24 months. Financially we have everything in place but the last couple of months have thrown up some questions regarding health. Our plan is to apply for...
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    Hi please can any one help where can i found mri 7 tesla or mri 5 tesla and how much is it cost Thanks in advance
  7. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Has anyone had issues breathing? My father is laid up in bed, having issues breathing, keeps saying up for seemingly no reason.... We've been here for a week. And for some reason this happens every time he comes here. He feels like he's going to die. But then he goes back to Canada, and he's...
  8. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, all. I live in New York but will be taking an extended trip to both North Carolina and Florida for 10 months. I have asthma and take regular meds, but my NY health insurance does not cover me while I am out-of-state. Nor does it allow my meds to be mailed to me while out-of-state. I have...
  9. Mexico Expat Forum for Expats Living in Mexico
    Hey all, My husband and I are considering moving to Oaxaca or Veracruz (He is from Mexico, but from a different state). I was wondering if anyone who lives in Oaxaca or Veracruz has been pregnant/delivered there and if so, how did you find the experience? Any learnings would be appreciated! I...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi all, I am 30yrs, I am Somali origin but with British citizenship, I live in the UK for over 15 years, my parents are in Ethiopia and they are over 60 with unfortunately some unhealthy conditions, and the hospitals there are not as good as here in the UK and I am currently in part time job...
  11. Greece Expat Forum for Expats Living in Greece
    Hi Folks - First post. We are from the UK and looking to move and live in Crete once able to this year, certainly for 6 months or so, maybe longer, so will be renting a property. Have done some research on residency requirements (beige card/registration certificate) and will look to get Tax...
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, For visitor visa subclass 600, do we need to apply for health insurance once the visa is granted and the applicant lands in Australia? Or do we need health insurance before applying for the visa? Which health insurance will be good and how to apply? Note: The applicant is a child of 6...
  13. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi all, This is my first post to this forum after four years of trying to find a PR path and living in Australia. Was wondering if anyone on here knows anyone with heart conditions that have passed the visa medical and what their condition was? My background, I'm an NZ Citizen ineligible for...
  14. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Hello. I'm on Family Reunion permit with my husband. He has a Blue Card and we both live in Berlin together for less than a year. We both have TK insurance - public compulsory health insurance. We decided to have a baby in Germany but no luck so far. We decided to go to a doctor. Should we go...
  15. Coffee lounge : Immigration sharing ideas
    This is a rather different query than what are answered here but here goes. I have received the ITA a couple of weeks ago and everything is ready except for the medical examination reports. Now I am a heavy guy (polite way of saying obese) with a bmi > 35. I did go through the immigration...
  16. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hi. Does anyone know where (or even recommend somewhere) one can get an MRI Scan in Malaga City? I'm looking to get it done 'privately'. I don't have private health insurance and am under pension age, just have the EHIC (card) that I believe you can still use for short trips (if any of that...
  17. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    Hi, Bit of an open question! I am looking at working in Cyprus, moving from uk Anyone have experience of living in Cyprus with a child with Down Syndrome? Covering health care and education. Thanks Lawrence
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