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Culture Shock Australia

‘Culture Shock’ can be a major factor in preventing expats from getting the most out of their new life overseas. Defined as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of...

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UAE Culture Shock

‘Culture Shock’ can be a major factor in preventing expats from getting the most out of their new life overseas. Defined as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of...

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Lifestyle Health Issues

Cancer Continuing to Damage Australian’s Health   The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report has highlighted Cancer as the biggest issue reducing the number of healthy years enjoyed by people in the country, despite rates of the condition being...

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UAE Boosts Worldwide Polio Campaigns

The UAE has pledged to spend more than $30m in order to totally eliminate polio worldwide, at a conference held in Atlanta on Monday (12/6).   Polio, or Poliomyelitis to give it it’s full title, was one of the biggest health...

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Five Reasons to work as a GP in New Zealand

New Zealand is growing in popularity amongst medics, especially GPs, as the demand in the Middle East begins to slow, and NHS cuts continue to savage the system. As a result we’ve compiled a list of five reasons why you...

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Humanoid Robots for Medics Training in New Zealand

Hospitals in New Zealand will be amongst the first in the world to use new ‘humanoid’ mannequins during training, potentially changing the face of medical education forever.   The new dolls bear a striking resemblance to real humans, with more realistic...

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Medical Tourism Singapore

Singapore remains Asia’s most popular location with health tourists, however, with costs rising and neighbouring locations enhancing their standards of care, it looks as if it will face tough competition to retain the crown in the future.   A report published...

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Gulf News Roundup June 2017

MERS Cases on the rise in Riyadh   Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has reported 14 new cases of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the Kingdom, with 12 of these cases being in Riyadh.   Two of the cases have resulted...

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Vietnam Culture Shock

‘Culture Shock’ can be a major factor in preventing expats from getting the most out of their new life overseas. Defined as “the feeling of disorientation experienced by someone when they are suddenly subjected to an unfamiliar culture, way of...

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Dubai's First 3D Printed Limb

A British expat living in Dubai has become the Gulf’s first recipient of a 3D printed prosthetic limb, potentially revealing the future for millions of amputees worldwide.   At a specially arranged press conference on Wednesday (31/5) at the DHA’s headquarters,...

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