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Healthcare in Switzerland

The Swiss healthcare system

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Who can access the Swiss healthcare system? This guide to healthcare in Switzerland explains Swiss health insurance, visiting a doctor or specialist, going to a hospital, emergency services and more.

Having a baby in Switzerland

Having a baby in Switzerland

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If you’re having a baby in Switzerland, here’s a useful guide to Swiss prenatal care, delivery, aftercare, maternity and paternity leave and registering your newborn in Switzerland.

Swiss healthcare

A guide to Swiss health insurance

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Foreigners can access subsidised Swiss healthcare once they become official residents and join a Swiss health insurance scheme.

French medical terms - dictionary

French medical terms and body parts in French

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A complete list of French medical terms to visit a doctor or hospital in France. Use this French-English medical dictionary to visit a doctor or get medicine in French.

Body parts in German

Body parts in German and English

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Body parts in German: A useful list of English-German words related to the human body for when you visit a doctor in Germany.

When hygge isn’t enough

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Hygge is a particularly Danish sentiment. It’s more than happiness. More than contentment with your lot in life. Hygge is the word that describes a laidback, blissful shared moment where everything feels right with the world.

Where are the world’s healthiest countries?

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Where would a hunt for the world’s healthiest countries take you? Which country boasts the healthiest national diet, the healthiest lifestyle and environment, and the best health system? What does “healthy” mean to you?

Aetna: Avoiding the catch-22 of expat lifestyle

Avoiding the catch-22 of expat lifestyle

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What’s the best way to avoid the “expat blues”—feeling low and lonely when you first arrive in a country? Go out. Make friends. Have fun. Be as busy and committed to your social life when you leave the office as you are during the working day.

Medical terms in German

German dictionary: Medical terms in German

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Feeling a little under the weather? Here's our guide to the most useful German medical terms to help you when you visit the doctor in Germany.

Aetna: Destinations for expat families

The top lifestyle destination countries for expat families

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Most parents want their children to be healthy and happy; to be bright, creative and physically fit; and to let nothing get in the way of fulfilling their potential and leading a rich, rewarding life.

Virtual Health with Aetna

How virtual health will revolutionise expat health care

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For our parents and grandparents, it was the stuff of science fiction. The idea of a small, portable device that could help diagnose illness and carry seemingly limitless information about medical conditions was a fantasy from the era of the 1960s space race. As the crew of Star Trek boldly went...

Private health insurance

Private health insurance: How to choose the best policy and health insurer...

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If you're considering private health insurance, finding the right health insurance plan or health insurance company can be time consuming. This guide explains how to choose the right private health insurance for you.

International Health Insurance for Expats

International health insurance: How to choose between local or expat insura...

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International health insurance for expats: How to choose between local insurance or an international health insurance plan. When is expat medical insurance necessary?

How to find a doctor abroad guide for expats

How to find a doctor abroad for English-speaking expats

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How to find a doctor abroad: non-profit organisation IAMAT has helped travellers and expats find English-speaking doctors abroad for 50 years. See how their doctor search works.

Expath health insurance: Select your health insurance abroad following 5 tips

Expat health insurance: How to choose the best expat insurance

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Expat health insurance: We help you find the best expat health insurance with these five tips. Which expat health insurance do you need for your situation?



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