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Hong Kong health guide

Hong Kong is a city internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the eighth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the sixth lowest infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country.... [read more]

Dubai health guide

Dubai, one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has a high standard of healthcare. Life expectancy in Dubai is 76 years and the infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country, is seven per 1,000 births. This is comparable to countries that have the 57th lowest rate in the world for this measure.... [read more]

Singapore health guide

Singapore is a country internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the ninth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the second lowest infant death rate (which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country).... [read more]

Fitness & Wellbeing

Moans, groans and brittle bones

Osteoporosis - "porous bones" - and osteoarthritis are emerging as two of the biggest chronic disease threats today, writes our Medical Director.... [read more]

Coping with natural disasters

From hurricane Katrina in New Orleans to the earthquake in Haiti, natural disasters grab headlines around the world in the immediate aftermath. Our medical director at Bupa Global, examines the long-term health implications once the cameras have gone and the world's attention has moved elsewhere.... [read more]

How to avoid counterfeit medicines

Counterfeit medicines are illegal, immoral and deceptively dangerous. Our Medical Adviser takes a closer look at the fakery behind the drugs and offers advice on how to spot the difference. ... [read more]

Health Factsheets

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

This factsheet is for people who have an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

Anger Management

Anger – you’ve probably experienced it at some point and to varying degrees in your life.... [read more]

Angina

This factsheet is for people who have angina, or who would like information about Angina.... [read more]

Cognitive behavioural therapy

This factsheet is for people who are having cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

This factsheet is for people who are having an electrocardiogram (ECG), or who would like information about it.... [read more]

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Country and City Guides

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Abu Dhabi

Hong Kong is a city internationally recognised as having a high standard of healthcare. It has the eighth highest life expectancy at birth in the world, and the sixth lowest infant death rate, which is used as an indicator of how good healthcare is in a country.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Sydney

This expat guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Sydney. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to business culture and culture shock.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Beijing

This guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Beijing. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to education and cultural highlights.... [read more]

Expat Health Insurance & Travel Guide in Egypt

This guide offers information and advice if you are moving to Egypt. Read the page below to find out about anything from tax rules and banking to education and cultural highlights.... [read more]

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