Health

The most important thing for the tourists is to know about the Phuket Health Information. While visiting Phuket, the tourist should have the important information regarding the health issues. There are certain tips which the tourists should follow in Phuket:

Health Insurance
The visitors to Phuket should be covered by health insurance and medical evacuation back in their own homelands. This medical insurance should be done before you leave for Phuket. The private hospitals in Phuket have contracts with health insurance agencies and so they will arrange for the bills.

Medicines and Pharmaceuticals
The tourists are advised to bring in their medicines along with them though there are a number of pharmacy shops throughout the city which will give you your requested medicines yet if it is a rare drug you need to produce a prescription for it. If in any doubt about the drug then do not buy it from the local pharmacy.

Immunizations Required for Traveling

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Measles booster if required
  • Polio
  • Typhoid
  • Tetanus-diphtheria booster if required

Things to keep in mind

  • Ensure that your immunizations are taken
  • Do a thorough checkup before traveling overseas and seek permission from your doctor.
  • Write your health insurance policy number and phone number on the photocopy of your passport. Keep this photocopy with you always
  • Keep the list of the name and dosage of your medicines and also prescriptions if any.
 
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