For vaccines, here is a list of what to do:
Plus the usual list of vaccines that you need to check up.
See the GPs, doctors and physicians section for more information on hospitals but here is a non-exhaustive list of hospitals, all run by the Hospital Authority you can go to knowing that you do not need to pay for an emergency:
Hong Kong will have most of the drugs you would find in your own country (whether prescribed or not) with perhaps slightly different names but the generics will be the same obviously.
Again here is a non-exhaustive list of pharmacies where you may get you medicines from and where hopefully you should be understood if you speak some English:
With so much to deal with before leaving your home country, (taxes, moving house, paperwork etc.) the careful planning of your expatriation to Hong Kong is an essential step. As far as healthcare is concerned, your local social security scheme won’t be accompanying you to your host country and, once abroad, you might be surprised by the care system you find in Hong Kong. So, before leaving, make sure you have appropriate cover!
EasyExpat.com works in partnership with APRIL International to provide specific insurance solutions for travelling or staying outside your country of nationality.
Designed for either short or long stays, APRIL International’s insurance policies offer protection against any problems that might arise before departure or during your time in Hong Kong: cancelling your trip, medical expenses following an illness or accident, needing to be repatriated, causing damage to a third party or losing your luggage.
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