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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Can anyone recommend a good GP in Dubai?
  2. International Expat Discussions
    We would like to retire in Spain but every insurance company I contacted gives me very exhorbitant rates due to our pre existing conditions and our ages (73 & 62). Anyone have any advice? We really want to live out our lives in Spain but we are concerned. Gary
  3. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    hi you fantastic expat friendly folk! i am an american married to a brit. she is in the uk and i just got my settlement visa to live in the uk. i have a plane ticket out in about 2 weeks. i have a lot to do and a couple of questions about how to do it. 1- money. i want to bring roughly 9,000...
  4. La Tasca
    A European study just published in JAMA shows that people who ate lots of salt were not more likely to get high blood pressure, and were less likely to die of heart disease than those with a low salt intake. I was always a bit suspicious of low salt diets, especially in hot countries where a...
  5. Articles: Europe
    Anyone wanting to move to the UK and live in the countryside should move to South Cambridgeshire which has been names as the best place to live in terms of health, life expectancy, jobs, schools and climate. The Great Britain Rural Areas Quality of Life survey from the Halifax, which tracks...
  6. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    We finally got our Junta de Andalucia health service cards today! We´ve only been waiting since June 2008 ... The covering letter says you can use it to get regular prescription meds without needing to visit the doctor each time. Does anyone here do this - how does it work?
  7. The Expat Forum Lounge
    "More than one in 10 of the world's population is obese – more than half a billion adults – and rates have doubled since 1980. The biggest increases are in the richer nations but almost every country has seen rates rise." How tiny Nauru became world's fattest nation - Health News, Health &...
  8. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi, My partner is deeply intent on emigrating to the USA at some point in the future, but no date has been set yet. He is currently working towards his degree in meteorology and environmental science and wants to work within the Disaster Planning sector. That or continue his ministerial role in...
  9. The Expat Forum Lounge
    The British government have set up a group called the Public Health Responsibility Deal, to monitor public health and promote responsible eating and drinking habits in the country. Members of the group include representatives from companies including: Mars (one of the world's biggest...
  10. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi, My wife and I fly to Australia later this month. We will purchase a campervan on arrival and spend 12-18-24 months travelling around the country. We will then settle down in our favourite place. We have qualified for permanent residency by the way, and, as such, have a couple of questions...
  11. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Destinedforspain asked this question in another thread. I know I have; whether due to better weather, better diet, more exercise or lack of stress I don´t know, but I have been much healthier since living here. What about the rest of you?
  12. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    I live and work in Spain. I'm an autonoma, originally from the USA. My mother is aging and needs to live in serviced medical facility. If I were to bring her to Spain, what would her options be in terms of long-term medical care? Thanks in advance for any advice.
  13. Spain Expat Forum for Expats Living in Spain
    Hello Looking at moving to Spain, as love Spanish people. Due to health reasons, I need to find a city/large town with the following requirements: 1. Flat: so I can walk around easily without being fatigued. 2. Arid: anywhere severely humid is a no-go. 3. Stable air pressure: i.e. not like...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello! My new employer has requested a certificate of credible coverage so I can be covered by the employer-provided health insurance. As I receive medical care from the UK NHS I am not sure of what I could provide as a replacement. I have been offered the option of printing medical records at...
  15. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    The IRS will be responsible for enforcing insurance provisions of the Health Bill: IRS Faces Tough New Duties Under Health Overhaul : NPR As US tax treaties are revised to provide for greater assistance in collection (the US-Canada treaty provides for reciprocal collection of tax from...
  16. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hi, myself and my wife are considering a move to France, Marseilles in particular where I will have arranged full time employment. My wife suffers from Cystic Fibrosis and as such needs alot of medical assistance mostly in the form of the medicine she is required to take daily, but also to...
  17. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi can anyone advise me where I can look for healthcare jobs in thailand? - I am a pharmacist but have worked in healthcare management for several years so would be interested in working in management, development or pharmacy. Any ideas would be most welcome thanks
  18. Guides
    Everybody wants to relocate in the United States of America because practically one can find what he needs in the world’s most powerful country. The United States of America is one of the world’s most highly industrialized nations. If you are thinking about relocating to the USA, you have a lot...
  19. Guides
    If you are contemplating in relocating to the United Kingdom, keep in mind of the many important things that you have to be aware of.  You have to know about the necessary documents for your transfer there, along with having the capability to handle the cost of living. Health care is also...
  20. Guides
    Most people coming from the European and western countries have thought about relocating to Asia to learn more about the culture and the people. Like anyone else, it is important that before opting for relocation, as there are many important concerns that need to be thoroughly discussed...
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