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

Posted on Monday November 25, 2019 (12:23:41)


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 (11:07:10)


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 (13:13:36)


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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Nine In Ten Expats Feel Isolated

Posted on Thursday October 10, 2019 (11:04:14)


This World Mental Health Day, new research suggests that many expats have struggled with life overseas.

Research by AXA – Global Healthcare reveals that almost nine in ten (87%) expats have felt isolated during their time abroad, with half (48%) of those saying that missing friends and family was the primary reason.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update September 2019

Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019 (15:12:49)


Long-Term Healthcare Rights Not Guaranteed For Expats After Brexit

As the Brexit deadline looms closer, British expats living abroad are increasingly feeling concerned about whether their healthcare arrangements will still be in place.

The S1 form has been the port of call for expats in the EU for many years now, but in the event of a no-deal Brexit there is currently no firm guidance on what will happen to this.   more ...

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How To Look After Your Mental Health When Moving Abroad For Work

Posted on Monday September 09, 2019 (14:39:08)


When you move to another country, you can be so busy organising everything, so intent on getting to grips with your new location, and so focused on getting your feet on the ground that it can hard to set time aside for self-care. Even those with a regular self-care routine can find themselves feeling a range of complex emotions after moving to a new country.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update August 2019

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019 (16:35:20)


New safety report from Riskline targets female expats

A series of travel safety report aimed at female expats and business travellers have been unveiled by travel advisors Riskline. With more than 220 countries and regions being covered, researchers have provided details of local laws and customs, as well as safety concerns.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update July 2019

Posted on Tuesday July 23, 2019 (15:34:23)


More expats accessing mental health help

Growing numbers of expats are accessing mental health support with preventative healthcare increasingly being one of the benefits they need the most, one organisation reveals.

The Health Insurance Group (HIG) says the top three benefits being used by expats working overseas are psychiatric care, wellness and diagnostic procedures/MRI and testing.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update June 2019

Posted on Tuesday June 25, 2019 (14:47:21)


Expat men are worried about their healthcare

Since moving overseas, four in five male expats say they have had to access healthcare, research has revealed. The findings from AXA-Global Healthcare highlights that 84% of male expats living overseas have used local health services.   more ...

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Expat Focus International Healthcare Update May 2019

Posted on Monday May 20, 2019 (10:56:15)


Expats in South Korea will need national health insurance

The South Korean government has revealed that all expats living in the country for more than six months will now need to enrol in the country's national health insurance service. The new scheme begins in July, the Ministry of Health and Welfare states, and is aimed at those employees who do not have health insurance provided by their employer. Previously, expats needed to enrol if they were remaining in South Korea for longer than three months.   more ...



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