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  • Seasonal allergies: good practices and how to treat them
    • 24 June 2020
    • Health
    Seasonal allergies are among the most common allergies in Europe, affecting almost half of the population. They belong to the many respiratory allergies caused by pollution and allergens (grasses, trees, herbs) in the air. Spring and early summer are the most favourable seasons for pollen allergy, commonly known as “hay fever”. If you are prone […]
  • Vaccination: preventing health problems before going abroad
    • 16 June 2020
    • Expat life
    • Health
      First, it is important to remember that vaccines can save lives, every second and everywhere in the world. Moving to a foreign country is often an opportunity to review your immunization record and any reminders you may need to make. The objective of this article is to answer the most frequently asked questions related […]
  • How to conciliate home office and children
    • 09 June 2020
    • Coronavirus
    • Lifestyle
      The coronavirus outbreak has forced companies to adapt and change their working conditions to ensure business continuity. Further to social distancing recommendations, the solution of home office was mostly adopted , which we continue to practice today at Foyer Global Health. For parents with children, this new situation was a real challenge. In our […]
  • 10 Mobile Applications that every Expatriate must have
    • 03 June 2020
    • Expat life
      With expatriation, one is quickly confronted with many difficulties related to distance, the unknown and simply the new environment in which one now lives. Thanks to digital technology, it is now possible to overcome these difficulties by using mobile applications, designed for each of your needs. We have listed 10 indispensable applications for expatriates […]
  • 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 […]
  • Coverage limit in International Health Insurance plans
    • 15 May 2020
    • Foyer Global Health
    • Insurance
      Following our latest article on insurance deductibles, we want to shed light on one of the most important topics of insurance: benefits limits (aka coverage limits). Cover limit is a common thing in insurance, however they are often linked to different conditions. Should you be searching for the most suited international health insurance cover […]
  • How to best manage your budget when you are going abroad?
    • 12 May 2020
    • Expat life
      Moving abroad will impact your financial situation. A lot of expats are stressed about the financial risks of living in another country. Planning your budget ahead will save you from insecurity in your new country of residence and make you feel more confident on how to manage your life abroad. Step 1: Define the […]
  • 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 […]
  • Tips on how to properly use and wear your medical mask
    • 05 May 2020
    • Coronavirus
    • Health
      In these times of coronavirus outbreak, wearing a mask is one of the most important hygienic recommendations to protect yourself and others from COVID19 contamination. This article provides useful best practices on medical masks usage.   Which masks should I use? There are several categories of masks to be used, which usually differ by […]