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    No matter where you are in the world, we want to help you manage your health and wellness. Our global living hub offers helpful factsheets on medical health information and guides on moving to, or living in, some key expatriate destinations. Select a country guide to read about visas, cultural dos and don’ts, choosing accommodation or a school, as well as an overview of the local healthcare system so that you and your family understand how you can find the treatment that’s right for you.

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Smoking treatments

Smoking treatments Find out about the medications that can help if you want to stop smoking, including nicotine replacement therapy (NRT), bupropion (Zyban) and varenicline (Champix). 2017-01-31 Introduction If you want to stop smoking, several different treatments are available from shops, pharmacie

Diabetes

Diabetes Read about diabetes, a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. 2017-02-01 Introduction Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 diabetes – whe

Non-specific urethritis

Non-specific urethritis Read about urethritis, non-gonococcal urethritis and non-specific urethritis. Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra and is usually caused by an infection 2017-01-13 Introduction Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out o

Non-gonococcal urethritis

Non-gonococcal urethritis Read about urethritis, non-gonococcal urethritis and non-specific urethritis. Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra and is usually caused by an infection 2017-01-13 Introduction Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out

Urethritis

Urethritis Read about urethritis, non-gonococcal urethritis and non-specific urethritis. Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra and is usually caused by an infection 2017-01-13 Introduction Urethritis is inflammation of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the body. I

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine.

Body piercing

If you decide to get your ears or another part of your body pierced, make sure you go to a licensed body piercing shop or piercer.

Brugada syndrome

Brugada syndrome is an uncommon, but serious, heart condition.

Dermatomyositis

Myositis is a rare condition that affects the muscles.