Healthcare in South Africa

Health divide One in five people have private medical insurance. Their needs are catered for in a good primary care system (no shortage of well-qualified GPs) and a fast-growing hospital sector. There are 200 private hospitals in South Africa (roughly the UK total)...

Medical care in South Africa

South Africa has great sights, such as Table Mountain, but medical care is deeply divided along state and private lines The gap in standards between private and public medical care sectors is as wide in South Africa as any country in the world. Like other nations in...

Living in South Africa

A brief summary of considerations you should make before you make a move to South Africa. Visa – you will require one so it is essential to contact the SA embassy in your home country prior to departure to establish what type of Permit you will require. These...

Healthcare considerations in China

Health care across China is varied as the vast country itself. China has a few hospitals running to Western levels, all within major conurbations. Hong Kong is well supplied in this respect. But for every 1,000 live births, 25 infants do not survive 12 months. In...

Living in China

China does not offer the healthiest of environments for residents. The continued practice of burning coal means that the cities are badly polluted, and many people suffer from respiratory problems while in China. High levels of pesticides are used in growing fruit and...