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Med Exam on moving to Singapore

Post by harisadu » Thu, 26 May 2011 4:36 pm

I have to get HIV and TB test done while moving in for the first time,

TB test means only the Chest X ray or some blood tests also are required?

There is a provision of getting the tests done in India and then showing the med examiner at Singapore these reports. Which are the reputed centers whose reports will be acceptable to doctor in Singapore?

I want to go this route as I believe there is a huge difference between the tests done here and tests done at Singapore? My only worry is that the doctor should not ask me to repeat the tests in Singapore

Anyone faced this before?

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Re: Med Exam on moving to Singapore

Post by Ginner-Sg » Fri, 27 May 2011 3:35 pm

harisadu wrote:I have to get HIV and TB test done while moving in for the first time,

TB test means only the Chest X ray or some blood tests also are required?

There is a provision of getting the tests done in India and then showing the med examiner at Singapore these reports. Which are the reputed centers whose reports will be acceptable to doctor in Singapore?

I want to go this route as I believe there is a huge difference between the tests done here and tests done at Singapore? My only worry is that the doctor should not ask me to repeat the tests in Singapore

Anyone faced this before?
So you are saying that tests done in SG are not up to standard?
:???:

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 27 May 2011 3:52 pm

Nah, he means the reports in Indian can be "doctored" if necessary. :lol:
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Re: Med Exam on moving to Singapore

Post by harisadu » Fri, 27 May 2011 4:41 pm

Ginner-Sg wrote:
harisadu wrote:I have to get HIV and TB test done while moving in for the first time,

TB test means only the Chest X ray or some blood tests also are required?

There is a provision of getting the tests done in India and then showing the med examiner at Singapore these reports. Which are the reputed centers whose reports will be acceptable to doctor in Singapore?

I want to go this route as I believe there is a huge difference between the tests done here and tests done at Singapore? My only worry is that the doctor should not ask me to repeat the tests in Singapore

Anyone faced this before?
So you are saying that tests done in SG are not up to standard?
:???:
I meant cost difference

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Post by ecureilx » Fri, 27 May 2011 6:04 pm

harisadu wrote: I meant cost difference
My 2 cents ?? :) Get it done here .. to save the hassle of doing it twice ..

More often MOM rejects medical done overseas .. and the IPA has some info on that ...

If you have the IPA, do read up. .. been years since I saw an IPA, but it does have some guidelines on the medical tests ..

And, if you are joining a 'GOOD' company, the cost of medical will be reimbursed .. unless you plan to pocket out the difference .. :D

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Re: Med Exam on moving to Singapore

Post by Saint » Mon, 30 May 2011 11:37 am

harisadu wrote:
Ginner-Sg wrote:
harisadu wrote:I have to get HIV and TB test done while moving in for the first time,

TB test means only the Chest X ray or some blood tests also are required?

There is a provision of getting the tests done in India and then showing the med examiner at Singapore these reports. Which are the reputed centers whose reports will be acceptable to doctor in Singapore?

I want to go this route as I believe there is a huge difference between the tests done here and tests done at Singapore? My only worry is that the doctor should not ask me to repeat the tests in Singapore

Anyone faced this before?
So you are saying that tests done in SG are not up to standard?
:???:
I meant cost difference
It only costs about S$65 to get the medical done here with same day results

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 30 May 2011 2:37 pm

And by doctors with recognized qualifications.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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