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  • Foyer Global Health allows you to talk to a doctor: any time, any place
    • 27 October 2021
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
    Foyer Global Health has launched an exclusive and innovative online Health Portal for their customers. This new tool allows you to easily request various health-related services completely free of charge. To benefit from them you only have to access our new health portal (also available for smartphones and tablets). The online portal gives you 7 […]
  • Discussing a Second Opinion with your treating team
    • 29 April 2021
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
    You consulted another doctor for a Second Opinion…but what to do now?   There are many reasons why you can request a second medical opinion. For example: You want to be sure the diagnosis and treatment plan you received are the only option You receive several treatment options and don´t know which one to choose […]
  • Second Medical Opinion is a useful health service for expats
    • 17 December 2020
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
      Being diagnosed with a condition or having medical complaints that are not improving, can have a huge impact on your quality of life, both personal and professional. That is why it is important when you have any doubts or questions that cannot be answered by your treating medical team to reach out to another […]
  • Lung cancer: Early detection is the key!
    • 04 November 2020
    • Health
    November is the lung cancer awareness month and we believe it is our duty, as a renowned international health insurer, to foster consciousness on this deadly disease. Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer worldwide. This devastating cancer is estimated to be the source of nearly one in five deaths (1.59 […]
  • Second Opinion: making sure you are taking the right decision
    • 17 July 2020
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Health
    • Insurance
      And then it happens, you injure your knee; you have a mole that looks funny or you have symptoms that might indicate a chronic or serious disease. Of course your first step is to make an appointment with your doctor and if the complaints persist he might refer you to a specialist. In most […]
  • Prostate cancer: often silently present
    • 29 May 2020
    • Health
      Cancer is unfortunately still one of the leading causes of death in the western world, accounting for an estimated 9.6 million deaths in 2018 of which 1.28 million were from prostate cancer. However, the slow growth rate of this type of cancer makes it in most cases a highly manageable illness. The diagnosis of […]
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • 18 May 2020
    • Health
      An increasing number of expats are suffering from STDs and this trend should clearly be alarming us. This is obviously resulting from careless sexual behavior and unprotected sex, but possibly also from myths or misconceptions about sexually transmitted diseases. Being an expat often means the opportunity of living life to the fullest, to be […]
  • Asthma: What is it, what causes it, and how to avoid exacerbations and triggers
    • 08 May 2020
    • Health
      Asthma is a chronic condition that causes narrowing, irritation and inflammation of the lung’s airways in the presence of certain triggers, such as allergens or pollution. This creates symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath and coughing. Today, most of us know at least someone with asthma, and we may actually suffer from it […]
  • With Diabetes, you do not have to stand alone
    • 06 April 2020
    • Health
      Diabetes is a condition where your body either does not produce enough insulin (type 1) or cannot use the insulin it produces (type 2). There is also gestational diabetes which occurs during the pregnancy. With over 463 million adults living with diabetes, chances are it affects you or someone you know. In 2019, diabetes […]
  • All about Hypertension
    • 30 March 2020
    • Health
      Hypertension is a serious medical condition that significantly increases the risk of heart, brain, kidney and other diseases. An estimated 1.13 billion people worldwide have hypertension. Hypertension is the major cause of premature death worldwide. One of the global targets is to reduce the prevalence of hypertension by 25% by 2025. (Source: www.who.int) It […]