Category: Health news Thailand

Thailand Swedes’ health insurance campaign gains momentum






“Is it the Swedish Government’s intention that its citizens will profit from the Thai government, here in Thailand, while Thai citizens who want to work in Sweden, for example with berries, are required to have health insurance taken in Thailand?” This cannot be the case, believes the new confederation ‘Svenskföreningars samorganisation i Thailand för ja…

Aleenta Mind Balance Package






Aleenta Phuket offers a uniquely tailored Wellness Package inclusive of 4 days nights stay in luxury accommodation, yoga, meditation, healing spa treatments and a healthy culinary program offered exclusively by Ayurah Wellness Center. Book your Wellness Package at AYURAH WELLNESS CENTRE and receive up to 40% off on luxury accommodation at Aleenta Phuket Resort &…

The Passage of Time – Optimizing your Expat life in Bangkok






In Celebration of International Women’s Day, Bumrungrad Hospital and Wanderlust Magazine are excited to bring you a full day of entertaining and informative activities centered around the topic of Optimizing Your Expat Life in Bangkok. Enjoy a healthy and delicious boxed lunch and get to know women in various fields as we explore ways to…

Danish ambassador meets Thai minister for public health






Exploring possiblities for bilateral cooperation in the field of healthcare On the 25th of January 2017, Denmark’s Thailand Ambassador Uffe Wolffhechel met with Minister for Public Health, H.E. Clin. Prof. Emeritus Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn. The meeting focused on issues relating to diabetes and elderly care as the two countries have a common interest in these areas.…

Living in Bangkok 2016

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Take a Bite Out of the Big Mango! Bangkok welcomes hundreds of visitors and new residents every day, all undoubtedly hoping to get the most out of living in this unique and exciting city. When trying to make living in Bangkok an enjoyable endeavor, it’s important to keep in mind that Bangkok is an international…

“It’s pay or die” – More Thai-Swedes joins battle for health care






More Swedes unite in Thailand battling for national health insurance rights. Swedish expat organizations in Hua Hin and Phuket earlier this year send a letter to Swedish Minister for Health Care, Gabriel Wikström, pledging their discontent about the national health insurance not covering health services in Thailand. Now the newly founded association “Svenskar in Udon”…

Uninsured foreigners burdens Thai public hospitals






Three public hospitals reports of million baht expenses from unpaid hospital bills by foreigners. ScandAsia have gotten insight in Vachira Hospital in Phuket’s outstanding balance on unpaid bills by foreigners and it counts almost 20 million baht negative in recent 8 years. Scandinavians forms 20 percent of this loss. Banglamoong Hospital in Pattaya and Patong…

Swedes in Thailand are battling for health insurance






Many Swedes living in Thailand have a hard time getting a proper health insurance. Cases and stories a different, but common is that they either deselect insurance or face unmanageable insurance costs as they’re nearing retirement. Now they want the Swedish Government to look into their case. Swedish laws demand that one needs to be…