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Singapore

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Singapore?

There are a number of ways to measure the quality of healthcare, and different people place emphasis on different elements. For example, some might consider good bedside manner a particularly important factor, while others may be more concerned with the knowledge and qualifications of medical personnel.    more ...
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How To Register With The Health System In Singapore

The healthcare system in Singapore is one of the best in the world, currently ranking in sixth place globally, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). It was also voted as ‘the most efficient healthcare system in the world’ by Bloomberg in 2015. The healthcare system in Singapore is supervised by the Ministry of Health. The Singaporean healthcare system comprises a government-run and subsidised healthcare system, in addition to the ...    more ...
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How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Singapore

It’s relatively easy to keep your health insurance costs low in Singapore, mostly due to the government’s medical subsidies. Every working citizen and permanent resident is automatically enrolled in a mandatory savings system. Through this, funds are deposited directly from employees’ pay cheques into savings accounts, which are specifically reserved for paying medical expenses. Supplemental health insurance is therefore advisable, but not ...    more ...
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What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In Singapore?

It is difficult to define what makes healthcare high quality, as people place varying levels of emphasis on a range of different factors. For example, some would consider good bedside manner a key determinant, whereas others may put more weight on the knowledge or qualifications of healthcare staff. Regulatory authorities tend to measure the quality of healthcare on its efficiency, its provision of safe and effective care, its patient-centred ser ...    more ...
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How To Register With The Health System In Singapore

In 2019, Singapore was ranked as having the sixth best healthcare system in the world. One of the many reasons for it being so popular with expatriates is its accessibility. High-quality health care with English-speaking specialists is quickly and easily accessible throughout the country. Singaporean citizens have the world’s fifth longest life expectancy (84 years old), so they’re obviously doing something right!    more ...
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How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In Singapore

It’s relatively easy to keep your health insurance costs down in a country like Singapore, mostly because of the government’s medical subsidies. Every working citizen and permanent resident is automatically enrolled into a mandatory savings system, through which funds are deposited directly from pay cheques into savings accounts, which are specifically reserved for the purpose of paying medical expenses. Supplemental health insurance is there ...    more ...
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Maternity Care In Singapore: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Being pregnant when you’re away from home is not always smooth sailing. It’s an emotional time of your life where your hormones are running riot and making you cry, and the mere sight of a rubber duck or a small pair of baby socks can cause a meltdown. It can also be a time filled with a mixture of doubt, worry, and excitement as you near the end of your pregnancy and look towards the delivery of your little one. It can be scary, especially f ...    more ...
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What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Singapore?

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

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

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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