Though the number of health care facilities and medical practitioners have increased in recent years, the population in India and Mumbai in particular, has grown at a much faster rate. In general, public and government run hospitals offer care that's well below European standards. The good news however is that you don't have to worry if you can afford to pay for your medical needs.
While private insurance covers hospital requirements, a visit to the General Practitioner is relatively reasonable and there are quite a number of them to choose from. Health services in Navi Mumbai include hospitals and clinics of every possible kind - allopathic, homeopathic, ayurvedic. Below is a list of reputed doctors in and around Mumbai.
With so much to deal with before leaving your home country, (taxes, moving house, paperwork etc.) the careful planning of your expatriation to Mumbai 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 India. So, before leaving, make sure you have appropriate cover!
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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 India: 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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