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Coronavirus Information For Expats

Posted on Thursday April 02, 2020 (11:45:51)


If you are looking for up-to-date, factual advice and statistics about the covid-19 outbreak, the best sources are:

The World Health Organization's dedicated coronavirus page
Johns Hopkins University's Coronavirus Resource Center
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update March 2020

Posted on Monday March 23, 2020 (16:26:49)


Health around the world has been dominated this month by the outbreak of Covid-19, which is taking up most of the healthcare bandwidth in the news at the moment. It is advisable to check out your host nation’s government website with regard to Covid-19, as protocols vary on a country-by-country basis and are changing day by day as the pandemic advances.   more ...

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What Expats Need To Know About The Coronavirus

Posted on Monday March 23, 2020 (15:02:14)


The news in recent weeks has been dominated by Covid 19, a strain of coronavirus first noticed in Wuhan, China. At the time of writing, according to Johns Hopkins University, there are over 219,000 confirmed cases of the illness across the world, with nearly 9,000 deaths and over 84,000 recoveries.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update February 2020

Posted on Monday February 24, 2020 (11:00:53)


A primary concern for Britons living in the EU with regard to healthcare is, of course, Brexit. The UK has now officially left the EU, at the end of January 2020, and the country is now in a transition period until the end of the year. British citizens in Europe are rightly concerned about their continued entitlement to public healthcare in the EU nations.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update January 2020

Posted on Monday January 27, 2020 (12:41:43)


Healthcare and Brexit

The big question on many expats’ minds if they are currently resident in the EU is, of course, Brexit. The UK is due to leave the EU on January 31st, but up to now there has been worrying speculation regarding the rights of expat Britons in Europe.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update December 2019

Posted on Thursday December 19, 2019 (21:14:56)


Election result in the UK sees Conservatives returned with a majority

The main news for British expats is, of course, the results of the recent general election on Thursday 12th December. This has seen the Conservative party returned with a substantial majority and as a result, Brexit will now be going ahead as originally planned on the 31st January 2020. How is this scenario likely to affect your healthcare, if you are a Briton living in a EU nation?   more ...

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The Importance Of Feeling At Home While On An Overseas Assignment

Posted on Monday December 09, 2019 (22:28:03)


by Polly Collingridge, Family Global Mobility Manager for Parental Choice

Research has shown that around 40% of expat employees don’t feel at home abroad and cite it as a major reason for wanting to end their overseas assignment*. But what does it mean to ‘feel at home’ and why is it so important for people?   more ...

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Proactive Mental Healthcare For Expats: How To Look After Your Mental Health Abroad

Posted on Monday November 25, 2019 (13:23:41)


by Kelsey Hoff

Moving abroad is a lot of work and, understandably, certain details tend to take precedence in the months and weeks before getting on a plane. The to-do list is endless, as you are not only starting a new job, but also beginning a new life in a foreign place. With the chaos of submitting required paperwork, establishing housing, negotiating work contracts, and managing the needs of the family, it is of no surprise that many people arrive in their new country already tired and not in the most healthy place physically or emotionally.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update November 2019

Posted on Monday November 25, 2019 (12:07:10)


Expats In Bahrain Must Have Health Insurance

A new law in Bahrain means that anyone entering the country - whether as an expat or as a temporary visitor - will need to have health insurance before they will be allowed in.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update October 2019

Posted on Monday October 28, 2019 (14:13:36)


British Expats In The EU Concerned About Healthcare

Ongoing uncertainty concerning Brexit and the deal that may or may not be reached is affecting British expats living in the European Union. The UK government has said that it will pay the medical bills of hundreds of thousands of expats for at least six months, but many people are still worried about their long-term futures abroad.   more ...



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