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What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Singapore?

Posted by: Carole on Wednesday November 12, 2014 (04:38:09)   (2040 Reads)
Singapore is a modernized and highly developed nation. Expats will find that Singapore’s healthcare system is among the best performing systems in the world. There are private and public health services available and both are known to provide high quality treatments.

However due to the country’s dense population, communicable health conditions get passed around quite easily. These include minor problems such as the flu and colds. Singapor ...    more ...
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The Singaporean Healthcare System for Expats

Posted by: Jamie on Monday April 15, 2013 (18:46:31)   (2049 Reads)
Singapore has the 6th best health care system in the world, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) back in the year 2000. It came behind the likes of France and Italy but was ranked number one in the Asia-Pacific region.

Singapore is well-known for having performed world class, successful and complicated surgical procedures and breakthrough medical surgery (such as separation of conjoined twins).

With such a high global reputatio ...    more ...
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Pregnancy and Childbirth in Singapore

Posted by: Jamie on Friday February 08, 2013 (21:22:13)   (10444 Reads)
Giving birth in a foreign country can be a stressful and difficult affair, especially if you do not have the support system of family and friends. However, the fact that Singapore is home to excellent hospitals that offer world class medical care makes it easier for expats from all over the world to have a smooth and comfortable pregnancy and childbirth in Singapore.

Health Care System in Singapore

Singapore is fast becoming the global de ...    more ...
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Basic Healthcare in Singapore - A Guide for Expats

Posted by: Jamie on Monday December 31, 2012 (19:35:59)   (2411 Reads)
Healthcare standards in Singapore are high and all practising medical professionals are required by law to be registered with the government. Expatriates may find some differences in Singapore’s approach to medical treatment as compared to their home countries, but access to healthcare for anyone is generally good in Singapore.

As a working expatriate, bear in mind that many companies have a practice of recognising “sick leave” only when ...    more ...
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Medical Tourism in Singapore

Posted by: Jamie on Wednesday December 19, 2012 (13:42:10)   (1555 Reads)
In this age of globalization, the dissolving of barriers which previously impeded travel among countries has led to unprecedented movement of people across borders, seeking a better life for themselves or their families. Many citizens are plagued by inadequate healthcare programmes and experience difficulty in getting specialized treatment for their healthcare needs at a reasonable price. Hence, they turn to medical tourism for procedures they re ...    more ...