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Everything you need to know about Ob-Gyns in Hong Kong

Expat women tend to have a few more health issues to worry about than their male counterparts. Firstly, women have to choose the right Ob-Gyn to go to for health check-ups and family planning. What’s more, it’s helpful to understand reproductive issues and other problems that typically affect women. In this article by Pacific Prime, …

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3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

As the global economic instability has many worried that an economic recession is around the corner, financial stress is fast becoming the most significant stress factor for employees. Financial stress takes a toll on your employee’s physical and mental health, which can damage your business’s productivity, turnover rate, and insurance costs.   This is where financial …

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Hong Kong’s elderly citizens move to China to retire

Hong Kong’s elderly citizens move to China to retire

Retirement can be a time of peace and relaxation, but it can also be a time of uncertainty, as one makes the daunting transition from the world of work to the world of leisure. If you are retired or will retire soon in Hong Kong, you may also consider your healthcare options to keep you …

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Private hospital room charges in Hong Kong

Private hospital room charges in Hong Kong

There are many reasons why Hong Kong is a popular destination for expats, such as the food, expat community, business opportunities, and healthcare. With one of the most developed medical systems in Asia, Hong Kong offers both public and private medical treatment to anyone with a valid visa and ID card. While Hong Kong’s public …

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Private hospital room charges in Hong Kong

Private hospital room charges in Hong Kong

There are many reasons why Hong Kong is a popular destination for expats, such as the food, expat community, business opportunities, and healthcare. With one of the most developed medical systems in Asia, Hong Kong offers both public and private medical treatment to anyone with a valid visa and ID card. While Hong Kong’s public …

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emergency medical evacuation

What is an emergency medical evacuation cover?

Imagine being caught in a medical emergency while in another country – be it a snake bite, broken leg high up in the mountains or infectious disease in the tropics. In such situations, medical transportation to the nearest medical facility that can handle your case can cost you thousands of dollars. However, with the emergency …

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How to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule

How to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule

The constant struggle between finding time and motivation to eat healthily and taking the easy “unhealthy” way is common among busy people. However, it is possible and important to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule. An unhealthy diet is one of the major risk factors for a range of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular …

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3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

3 ways a financial wellness program helps improve your business

As the global economic instability has many worried that an economic recession is around the corner, financial stress is fast becoming the most significant stress factor for employees. Financial stress takes a toll on your employee’s physical and mental health, which can damage your business’s productivity, turnover rate, and insurance costs.   This is where financial …

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Infographics of international and private school insurance released!

New international and private school insurance infographic released!

Pacific Prime Hong Kong is delighted to announce the launch of its latest infographic on international and private school insurance, a welcome addition to its collection of useful guides and reports. While our recently released school insurance guide provides comprehensive and in-depth information on the subject, this infographic presents the material via easy-to-digest and enticing …

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school insurance

How to secure school insurance through a broker

As a member of the management team in an educational institution, you are responsible for the school’s daily operations. You understand that when the unexpected happens, you must have a risk management plan in hand and ensure that every perilous situation will be handled fast and efficiently without any unnecessary delays.   But what if …

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Air pollution in Hong Kong and pregnancy

Air pollution in Hong Kong and pregnancy: are you at risk?

Expats that come from cleaner parts of the world might notice that air pollution in Hong Kong affects their health in many ways. You might be experiencing skin problems, breathing problems or headaches and dizziness. These are the short term effects of air pollution exposure but are there any risks to pregnant women? Can such …

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boys play on a slip and slide at the park promoting the benefits of free play

Free play encouraged for healthy children in Hong Kong

Parents in Hong Kong adore their children and want the best for them. A recent study by Unicef, however, has found that many don’t fully understand the concept of “free play” and the benefits it offers to kids. This week’s article by Pacific Prime Hong Kong outlines what free play truly means, and how you …

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Hong Kong family insurance article

How to choose the best Hong Kong family insurance: 5 helpful tips

Hong Kong is truly one of Asia’s best expat locations to raise a family; it’s safe, international, and features a diverse selection of schools. The city’s healthcare system also ranks among the top countries in the world, and comprises of 12 private and 42 public hospitals to serve its population of over 7.3 million people. …

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obgyn-in-hongkong

Everything you need to know about Ob-Gyns in Hong Kong

Expat women tend to have a few more health issues to worry about than their male counterparts. Firstly, women have to choose the right Ob-Gyn to go to for health check-ups and family planning. What’s more, it’s helpful to understand reproductive issues and other problems that typically affect women. In this article by Pacific Prime, …

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How to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule

How to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule

The constant struggle between finding time and motivation to eat healthily and taking the easy “unhealthy” way is common among busy people. However, it is possible and important to have a healthy diet on a busy schedule. An unhealthy diet is one of the major risk factors for a range of chronic diseases, including cardiovascular …

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How Insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

How insurance brokers help families avoid financial disaster

Life is unpredictable. Even the best organizers and planners are taken by surprise.  Some unexpected experiences are special and positive, like winning the lottery, while others simply halt everything, such as a sudden death in the family. Unfortunately, little can be done to prevent surprises but everyone should be able to evaluate risks associated with …

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The importance of pre-assignment health screening and group health insurance

The importance of pre-assignment health screening and group health insurance

For an employer to attract the highest quality candidate from abroad, many factors have to be considered to ensure the overseas move is a success. Before potential candidates decide to accept an expatriate assignment there are a few main factors that go into making their decision: is this a good move for my career? Does …

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benefits of health tracking in the workplace

The benefits of health tracking in the workplace

There is a whole spectrum of benefits concerning health tracking devices in the workplace that extend beyond the employees themselves. The employer and even the insurance company can see measurable advantages of a well-designed workplace wellness program that includes health tracking devices. The workplace wellness trend is here, and with the advancement in wearable technology, …

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mental health problems in HK

One third of HK employees struggle with mental health problems

With its frenetic work culture, it perhaps comes as no surprise that many Hong Kong employees suffer from mental health problems. In a recent study by Oliver Wyman and the City Mental Health Alliance Hong Kong, it was found that 3 in 10 (35 percent) of professional Hong Kong employees struggle with mental health issues. …

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