No, I’m not talking about chickens running the marathon along Ngurah Rai Bypass or down Jalan Legian but rather bird flu handling exercises to be held in Bali on April 25-27th. These exercises will be conducted in three places. They are at Ngurah Rai Airport and at Sanglah General Hospital […]
This afternoon I had to pay a visit to SOS International, the medical clinic located on Bypass Sanur, around 500 meters from the roundabout at Simpang Siur. My shoulder has been giving me pain so today was the time for a check up. SOS is open 24 hours and have […]
Various countries around the world such as S. Africa and Thailand have managed to combine tourism with medical services, each country having modern medical facilities and wonderful natural resources. Somewhat surprisingly Bali is edging into this category. Here’s more from the Jakarta Post.
Living in a tropical climate, exposes you to new medical challenges. Bacteria grow fast and there are a range of diseases and afflications westerners are not familiar with. Recently I met 2 older westerners who have fungal / parasitical problems (and we’re not talking about their girlfriends!).
Bali has a selection of hospitals and clinics. Most district capital cities, for example, Bangli, will have a hospital. The best hospital in Bali is Sanglah hospital in Denpasar. For tourists, if you have any serious problem, you’ll end up there.