The challenges of Thailand's public healthcare system

The challenges of Thailand’s public healthcare system

Hailed as having one of the most efficient and successful healthcare models in Southeast Asia, Thailand is home to thousands of public and private medical facilities, and is actively developing itself as the global destination for medical tourism. This could not have been achieved without the support of a stable and sustainable public healthcare program …

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The challenges of Thailand's public healthcare system

The challenges of Thailand’s public healthcare system

Hailed as having one of the most efficient and successful healthcare models in Southeast Asia, Thailand is home to thousands of public and private medical facilities, and is actively developing itself as the global destination for medical tourism. This could not have been achieved without the support of a stable and sustainable public healthcare program …

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What can we tell from the trend of increasing global insurance premiums?

That the cost of health insurance has been on the rise steadily for years is something you may already know. However, it might not be easy for you to read between the numbers and identify trend patterns as well as contributing factors, especially if you aren’t very familiar with the details of insurance landscapes in …

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Health check-ups and medical insurance in Thailand

Health check-ups and medical insurance in Thailand

We have all experienced different levels of discomfort from time to time, be it a migraine, a constant elbow pain, or sore eyes. More likely than not, we would choose to ignore these warning signals from our body and think that they will disappear soon. Our body might work like a well-oiled machine in the …

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What can we tell from the trend of increasing global insurance premiums?

That the cost of health insurance has been on the rise steadily for years is something you may already know. However, it might not be easy for you to read between the numbers and identify trend patterns as well as contributing factors, especially if you aren’t very familiar with the details of insurance landscapes in …

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Do you need health insurance before going to Thailand?

Yes. As a matter of fact, it’s generally a good idea to have health insurance in Thailand or whether you are visiting a foreign country for a few days only or planning to stay there longer. Costs of medical services abroad can be high, and the last thing you want to do is to worry …

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The top types of expat insurance solutions you’ll need in Thailand

Whether you’re in the Land of Smiles on holiday, for work, to start a business, or to retire, there is a range of expat insurance solutions that you might want to consider. Living in Thailand can be fairly easy and affordable. However, one tiny mishap can become expensive quickly – whether it’s replacing lost travel …

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Insurance plans for international schools

Types of insurance plans for international schools in Thailand

Private and international schools require proper protection, just as any other type of business does. Insurance plans for international schools in Thailand should be considered by any management team as a part of their crisis management solution. Schools can be affected by a vast number of threats that can arise from natural disasters, cyber-attacks, theft, …

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Business insurance plans in Thailand

Important business insurance plans for Thailand

When it comes to starting and running a successful business in Thailand, there are a number of things you will need to keep in mind. One of the biggest is that you will be constantly facing risk from all angles. From natural disasters through to financial and even political risks, it is important to take …

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How group and individual health insurance plans differ

Did you know that health insurance plans can be split into two types of plan: individual or group? When looking for coverage it is highly likely that you will come across both options and this might leave you asking yourself: “Which is best for me?” Here, we take a look into how group and individual health …

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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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Health insurance for kids: Why children should have health coverage

With a diverse selection of schools, easy-on-the-wallet living, a year-round tropical climate, and vibrant cuisine, Thailand is a great location for any expat parent who is, or plans on, raising a family. The cost of private care can be quite affordable too, especially vis-à-vis the cost of healthcare found in many developed nations, such as …

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Thailand maternity insurance: Can you purchase it if you’re already pregnant?

There is so much planning to do in life. Plan out which school you want to go to. Plan out what job you want. Plan your wedding. Plan your professional and household projects, social gatherings, vacations, annual budget, and retirement plan. There are so many things, both large and small, that need to be planned …

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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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How to select a suitable health plan for now and in the future?

Regardless of whether you’re a local citizen or expat working in the Land of Smile, it might seem that the local social security system here offers sufficient protection already. After all, it’s universal, comprehensive, and affordable. Some might say a separate health insurance plan just seems like a matter of indifference. But, is this really …

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How to stay healthy in the summer heat

Staying healthy during the summer heat in Thailand

With temperatures staying at around 30 degrees and potentially soaring to 40 degrees over the next few months in Thailand, this could be a challenging time for some. There are numerous summer-related illnesses to watch out for, the most dangerous of all being heat stroke which in some cases can even lead to death. In …

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Note: We have updated our Privacy Policy

Pacific Prime Thailand would like to inform you that as of mid-May we have launched our new and updated Privacy Policy, as required by new data and privacy regulations from the EU. Available on our website, this policy provides a deeper look into how we collect, use, and manage the data of our clients and …

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Understanding the advantages to using a benefits consultant to design your company perks

By now, most companies know that an attractive and relevant employee benefits plan can be the key to attracting high performing talent, and keeping current staff loyal and motivated. The trouble these days is that the types of benefits that can be offered, and the ones newer and younger staff entering the workforce are seeking, …

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Is your employee benefits package working for your business?

Late last year, Marketwired reported on the turnover rates for Thai businesses as part of an article on Aon Hewitt’s Total Compensation Measurement Study and Benefits Survey 2016. What’s interesting to note about that is it gives some really useful insight into what an employee benefits package can do to boost your staff retention rates, …

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Attracting millennials with employee benefits

Thailand is a country that is constantly changing on almost all fronts. When it comes to the workforce in the country, it is millennials who are starting to take ever more important roles. If you are looking to ensure your company remains successful now and well into the future, it would be a good idea …

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