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Commonly, it has no special health requirements for you travel to China. But for those who are pregnant, disabled, young and elderly and poor in health, special cares should be given. Before traveling to Tibet in China, the elderly travelers and those with medical problems should make general physical checkups to make sure if you have heart attack, high blood pressure and any serious diseases that hamper your extraordinary tour.
As for medical records, we recommend you to carry them because when some emergencies happen, the immunization record, blood type, allergies, medicines you are taking now, your doctor’s name and phone number, emergency contact name and phone number, your healthcare insurance company’s name and phone number, etc. recorded on the medical records can help the doctors to make a quick and positive diagnosis.
Most of time, if you get sick during your tour in China , you can be cured in the local hospitals. But, for some tours in the remote places, the hospitals could be far away, requiring the help of planes. Besides, the hospitals in China are different from those in western countries. It is possible for you to pay for the medical services in advance, and receive the compensation from your health insurance company later on. The reason for this is that most healthcare insurance companies of America and Canada don’t cover healthcare in China. So we suggest that you buy the trip insurance covering healthcare in China.
No special vaccinations are required for travel to
We recommend you carry some common medicines along while traveling China, such as the medicines for flu, coughing, sore throat, diarrhea, etc that you use at home. It is advisable to go to see your doctor and follow his or her advice on which medicines you should take.
In order to keep your body in good health, please take the following advises during a trip in China:
In a word, you should keep your body in good health and protect yourself from sudden cold and rain while traveling China, especially in the transitional period of spring and autumn. The careful preparation will make sure you have a pleasant trip.
The medical service in China varies immensely from region to region. In the big cities as Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, the high standard of medical care and advanced equipped medical facilities are available. Some superior hospitals even have the capability to serve foreign patients in English. Take the United Family Hospitals in Beijing for an example, the highly qualified doctors and nurses here will ensure a good medical attention and the fees are reasonable. In addition, some other quality hospitals can also serve foreign travelers well, such as Shanghai Renhe Hospital, Beijing Xiehe Hospital, Shenzhen Fuhua I.T.W.M. Hospital, and Xian Xijing Hospital.