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We understand how important your wellbeing is, and securing an individual health insurance plan can grant you the assurance that you will be cared for to the highest standards at the best facilities.



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Family Health Plan

Finding the right protection for your family is a top priority.  We understand the need for the highest quality treatment at the best medical facilities, and are here to secure your family’s health insurance.

Travel and Short Term Insurance
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The best travel plans are the ones which can offer a range of options and stay flexible, as you may need to be away for a specific amount of time, and require a specific amount of cover.

With our expert advice on the full range of travel and medical insurance available, we will ensure you are ready for the journey.

Maternity Cover
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Maternity plans may appear complicated, especially with the sheer number of options available. Wrapping your head around the details can relieve some of the pressure, so we recommended getting to grips with what you can do with a plan, and how it will benefit your new family.


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We understand that medical conditions differ, with some minor and others that are difficult to manage. The best way to manage a pre-existing health condition through arranging medical insurance is to seek somebody that understands the process fully. Finding the right plan to suit your specific needs is where we come in.

Senior Citizen Health Insurance
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Senior Citizen Plan

Buying health insurance gets significantly more difficult as you get older. We always recommend taking great care when choosing which options to include.


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There are a number of countries that do not possess the modern treatments or facilities necessary to deal with serious injury or medical emergencies. The costs of a medical emergency in a foreign country can accumulate quickly, and a global health insurance plan is one way to secure evacuation to a hopsital.

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Teaching abroad is both rewarding and challenging, and life in a new country involives adjusting to a new environment. To guarantee your well-being in a country you may be relatively unfamiliar with, we advise you look into our teacher plans.

International Health Insurance Cover in USA
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The USA is renowned for it's quality of medical care. As the most expensive in the world, medical care in the USA is not a standard feature for most international health insurance plans but can be offered as a separate add-on.

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Liver Disease Information

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General Liver Disease Info


The liver is located in the upper right section of the abdomen. The liver performs key functions that include filtering the blood, processing sugars and fats and helping to store energy for use later. The liver also produces bile to remove harmful substances from the body and to aid the digestion of food. Liver disease is the terminology for an assortment of diseases, infections and conditions that affect the functions, tissues, cells or structures of the liver. The livers ability to perform key functions can be impaired if the liver becomes infected or inflamed. Malnutrition is the most common cause of liver damage. This is heightened when alcoholism is also present. However, liver disease can be caused by numerous conditions including bacterial invasion, chemical changes within the body and viral infections.


Liver Disease Symptoms


The symptoms of liver disease can be both chronic and acute. Some common symptoms include:

  • Vomiting of blood
  • Jaundice
  • Liver enlargement
  • Dark urine
  • Tendency to bleed and bruise easily
  • Liver failure
  • Severe itching
  • Cholestasis


Liver Disease Prevention/Treatment


Liver disease at birth can not be prevented. However, the risk of developing other liver diseases can be reduced in a number of ways:

  • Eating a balanced diet
  • Avoiding excess alcohol consumption
  • Practicing safe sex
  • Avoid sharing needles
  • Vaccinations for hepatitis A and B
  • Practicing good hygiene
  • When abroad avoid tap water when advised to do so

The treatment of liver disease varies according to the condition. In some circumstances the only effective treatment may be a liver transplant. For other conditions less drastic treatment can be effective such as avoiding alcohol, drinking extra fluids, bed rest and eating a balanced diet. Medications can also be prescribed for particular conditions. Antiviral medical alpha interferon medication can be used to treat hepatitis B, C and D. Complications from primary biliary cirrhosis can be prevented by taking vitamin and mineral supplements. Other procedures include removing a pint of blood once a week for hemochromatosis, which depletes the excess iron in the liver. There are many other forms of treatment. If you feel that you may be suffering from a form of liver disease it is important to consult your doctor.

Suffering from liver disease can in some circumstances be a life long battle, requiring both inpatient and outpatient hospital treatment. In the worse case scenario a liver transplant may be required. The costs associated with treatments and surgery away from your home country can be very expensive. Most expatriate medical insurance plans provide cover for chronic conditions where there is no pre-existing condition at the point of policy commencement. Expatriate medical insurance plans are guaranteed renewable allowing you to keep your policy for life. If you move countries you can also take you're plan with you. Please feel free to contact our consultants to discuss your health insurance requirements further.




This information is provided for reference purposes only and does not constitute medical advice.

If you think you may have liver disease or that you may be at risk of developing a liver disease, please contact a healthcare professional as soon as possible.


Expatriate Medical Insurance


In some cases, expatriate medical insurance plans may cover you for treatments relating to liver diseases. Levels of coverage for liver disease may vary between expatriate medical insurance providers. If you would like to find out more about expatriate medical insurance coverage option, contact one of our expert medical insurance advisors today.