tips for expats visiting hospitals in thailand

Tips for expats visiting hospitals in Thailand

As an expat living in Thailand, you’re going to have to visit a local hospital sooner or later. Whether you become ill, get in an accident, or are having a baby, a trip to a hospital in Thailand is inevitable if you stay in the country long-term. While it might be disappointing to get sick …

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tips for expats visiting hospitals in thailand

Tips for expats visiting hospitals in Thailand

As an expat living in Thailand, you’re going to have to visit a local hospital sooner or later. Whether you become ill, get in an accident, or are having a baby, a trip to a hospital in Thailand is inevitable if you stay in the country long-term. While it might be disappointing to get sick …

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Are there still rabies outbreaks in Thailand?

Are there still rabies outbreaks in Thailand?

Despite the wide availability of vaccines, rabies outbreaks in Thailand continue to be a serious health concern for many. Last year, the Thai government pledged to get rid of the disease by 2020, following the worst annual infection rate the country has seen in decades. As we approach the end of 2019, this Pacific Prime …

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cost of international health insurance thailand report

Introducing our 2019 Cost of International Health Insurance in Thailand Report

Pacific Prime’s Cost of International Health Insurance in Thailand Report is back! In our latest edition, the complimentary report provides a comprehensive look at the average cost of international health insurance in 2019. Covering individuals, families, and businesses in 100 locations, the report offers insight into the cost of health insurance in Thailand and across …

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tips for expats visiting hospitals in thailand

Tips for expats visiting hospitals in Thailand

As an expat living in Thailand, you’re going to have to visit a local hospital sooner or later. Whether you become ill, get in an accident, or are having a baby, a trip to a hospital in Thailand is inevitable if you stay in the country long-term. While it might be disappointing to get sick …

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cost of international health insurance thailand report

Introducing our 2019 Cost of International Health Insurance in Thailand Report

Pacific Prime’s Cost of International Health Insurance in Thailand Report is back! In our latest edition, the complimentary report provides a comprehensive look at the average cost of international health insurance in 2019. Covering individuals, families, and businesses in 100 locations, the report offers insight into the cost of health insurance in Thailand and across …

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health insurance in Thailand

Top 5 healthcare, safety, and health insurance tips for those moving to Thailand

Thailand is fast becoming one of the most attractive destinations for expats and travelers alike for various reasons: the warm weather, beautiful beaches, delicious food, and welcoming locals.   However, relocating to the heart of Southeast Asia also comes with countless health risks that can be costly without proper insurance coverage.   In this article by Pacific …

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5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

5 tips for securing business insurance in Thailand

In the past decade, thanks to its low labor and rental costs, Thailand, especially Bangkok, has morphed from a virtual backwater into a tech start-up hub, where investors from around the world seek business opportunities and new companies sprout up every day. It’s indeed an exciting new chapter of your life to start a new …

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company insurance

8 types of essential company insurance solutions in Thailand

Having the right company insurance solutions in Thailand gives you more than just peace of mind. It is fundamental, and sometimes even a legal necessity, for the protection and management of your business. Striking the right balance between benefits and cost can be hard, too; some businesses will try to pay minimal premiums for only …

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New school insurance infographic released by Pacific Prime Thailand

Pacific Prime Thailand is pleased to announce the release of a new school insurance infographic. The school insurance infographic showcases the essential and recommended insurance solutions for private and international schools worldwide, and it’s available for viewing and download with this link. What’s inside Pacific Prime’s new school insurance infographic? This school insurance infographic is a …

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Types of insurance for your newborn

Any new parent knows that bringing a child into the world comes with many responsibilities. Diapers that constantly need changing, mouths that often need feeding, and not getting enough rest are some of the challenges that parents have to deal with. Aside from the long list of caregiving needs that your baby will require, another …

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maternity health insurance zika

Maternity health insurance and Zika in Thailand

Anyone who lives in or travels to the Land of Smiles is likely aware that mosquitoes are present in seeming abundance all year long. Yes, they can be bothersome at times, but most of them don’t pose any significant health threats. There are, however, a number of harmful mosquitoes to watch out for, chief among …

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Breastfeeding benefits for moms and babies

Breastfeeding is the only natural way of feeding an infant, which covers the newborn’s nutritional needs and creates unique conditions for physical and mental development in the first months of its life. WHO recommends breastfeeding as the ideal way to feed a newborn, and exclusive breastfeeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth …

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Thailand enters 5G technology era - the benefits and health concerns

Thailand enters 5G technology era – the benefits and health concerns

In the last decade, Thailand’s cellular technology has grown to levels unforeseen in the country and is likely to change entirely the way we interact with each other and the environment around us. The impact that fifth-generation (5G) technology will have on the millions of people in the country is vast. Imagine watching a live …

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Cannabis to be listed as an essential drug in Thailand

Cannabis to be listed as an essential drug in Thailand

From the various health benefits to the economic impact legal cannabis (marijuana) will have on the country, many of Thailand’s political, pharmaceutical, and health officials strongly believe in the bright future of legal medical cannabis. In today’s article by Pacific Prime Thailand, we will revisit the growing phenomenon of drugs derived from cannabis, their benefits …

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Thailand's aging population and declining birth rate

Thailand’s aging population and declining birth rate

Thanks to the advent of technology and healthier diet patterns, the average life expectancy around the world continues to rise, and it is not uncommon these days to see people reaching their 100th birthday, especially in wealthier countries. Ironically, longer lifespans do not necessarily mean a better quality of life – particularly in countries where …

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The strengthening baht, obstacles, and opportunities for expats

The strengthening baht, obstacles, and opportunities for expats

If you are looking to work or retire in Thailand, you’ve probably heard that apart from the amazing food and stunning beaches, one other key perk of living here is how cheap everything is. Even when compared to its Asian peers, Thailand presents an affordable option for expats with most goods and services being far …

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are remote workers happier

Are remote workers happier?

Over the last few years, businesses have started to offer more remote work opportunities to increase employee satisfaction and productivity. A new study has recently measured how grateful remote workers actually are, and how companies can benefit. In this Pacific Prime Thailand article, we’ll take a closer look at the latest study, remote working benefits, …

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unique employee benefits

8 unique benefits that keep employees happy

Employee satisfaction plays a major role in a company’s success, which is why it’s important to provide employee benefits that are exciting and motivating for staff. Incentives also help attract the best talent and make it easier to keep them. While an increase in salary is a guaranteed way to please employees, there are other …

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What makes a good employee benefits consultant?

An increasing number of businesses are reaping the advantages of fast-growing platforms like social media and online stores; however, they sometimes forget to address the fundamentals that help stabilize their core. Employee benefits are among the key tools that help businesses sustain and grow, as they focus on what’s truly important to a company: its …

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