By Jana Schubert on 17 Jul, 2017
Health is our most important asset. So much so, that we should always be aware of our preventative treatment options. But sometimes our home country doesn’t provide the best medical care or even just the specific treatment we need or desire. This is not an isolated example from just one country in the Middle East. Every year, about 40,000 residents from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, or Egypt go abroad for treatment. In particular, citizens from the Gulf States are even encouraged at the request of their health ministry to get the cost of treatment in private hospitals abroad refunded. Read here about the attractive alternatives available worldwide and how to find the right clinic for your individual needs.
By Robert Woltmann on 01 Sep, 2017
The good news is that your chances today of living a long life are indeed better than ever before. It’s also no secret that staying healthy provides not only short-term well-being, but also a better quality of life long-term and in old age. The bad news is that as we age, our risk of disease or death caused by cancer, stroke or heart attack increases. We now know that in particular, long periods of life with elevated stress levels, unbalanced diet, or a sedentary lifestyle can greatly increase your risks even more. These days, anyone who wants to take better care of him or herself can do so in a variety of ways. But it’s not only about maintaining a healthy lifestyle or treating illness as early as possible; the ...
By Andrea Hunt on 01 Sep, 2017
You feel fine. You don’t take medications regularly, you don’t smoke, and you even try to watch what you eat. Chances are, you probably haven’t had a checkup in a while, right? However, doctors caution this method in terms of long-term health, since the key to a long life is also maintaining your body and catching problems early. Read more to find out why:
By Andrea Hunt on 01 Sep, 2017
Fatal outbreaks of meningitis infections in young children coupled with a widespread shortage of the Men B vaccine have left parents across the UK saddened and panicked. On Valentine’s Day this year, two-year-old Faye Burdett passed away quietly after contracting the meningococcal disease- a form of blood poisoning. German doctors have responded to the crisis by offering vaccines in Germany.
By Jana Schubert on 14 Sep, 2017
In 2013 alone, approx. 250,000 patients from 177 countries visited Germany. But what makes the country so attractive? It’s much more than its pleasant climate, safety or fabulous shopping. What people from all over the world look for in Germany is quality: The German health care system is one of the best in the world. From acute emergencies to rehabilitation measures – in terms of service spectrum, success rates and medical equipment, the medical location of Germany is in a class of its own. To make treatment as easy and enjoyable as possible for foreign patients, services such as interpretation services, assistance with visa formalities or the entertainment of family members are, of course, provided. Here is an overview of the top five arguments: