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Health in Phuket

To ensure that you have a great holiday in Phuket its important to look after your health. Even an upset stomach could mean that you miss out on a couple of days. Happily, the risk of falling ill can be minimised by following a few simple tips and should you require medical care there are excellent private hospitals on the island.

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  • Dengue in Phuket

    Diseases

    Dengue fever: The disease has been on the increase in Thailand. The dengue-carrying mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is most active... read more

    Diseases

    Dengue fever: The disease has been on the increase in Thailand. The dengue-carrying mosquito, Aedes aegypti, is most active during the day, particularly at dawn and dusk. The mosquito lays it eggs in water, so the risk of dengue is higher during the rainy... read more

  • Medical tourism in Phuket

    Health Tourism

    Phuket has been steadily gaining a reputation as a health tourism destination, with a large range of spas and medical services.... read more

    Health Tourism

    Phuket has been steadily gaining a reputation as a health tourism destination, with a large range of spas and medical services. Phuket also has two international standard hospitals, Bangkok Phuket Hospital and Phuket International Hospital. Both of these... read more

  • Phuket International Hospital

    Hospitals

    Even though private health care in Thailand is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America, you really should take out... read more

    Hospitals

    Even though private health care in Thailand is relatively cheap compared to Europe or North America, you really should take out travel insurance that will cover treatments and hospital stays in Thailand. Phuket has two international standard hospitals, Phuket... read more

  • Staying healthy in Phuket

    Staying Healthy

    The most common health problem for visitors to Thailand is a stomach upset, sometimes referred to as “traveller’s... read more

    Staying Healthy

    The most common health problem for visitors to Thailand is a stomach upset, sometimes referred to as “traveller’s diarrhoea”. This is quite often mild but can sometimes be debilitating and could ruin your holiday. Therefore, you should... read more