Health Program

 Check-Up Schedule

Vaccines to prevent diseases


Recall every ten years (after making sure that the three first shots were administered).

Hepatitis B

3 shots. The second shot is administered one month or two following the first and the last one after 2 to 4 months.


One shot if no immunity. Women, in childbearing period, should consult their physician (if planning to get pregnant, the shot must be administered before two months, preferably before marriage).


Yearly after the age of 50, especially if you work in the healthcare sector, in an infirmary or a nursery.


Once at the age of 65, if not administered before, to chronic smokers.

Care and periodical check ups

Clinical exam and healthcare advice


Weight watch


Dental check up


Hearing check up

Periodically after 65.

Eyes check up

Every 3 to 5 years for people with no vision troubles. Should be more frequent after the age of 50.

Periodically after 65.

Tests for the early diagnosis of diseases and for health status

Measuring the blood tension


Cholesterol test (HDL, LDL, triglycerides)

  • At the age of 35 for men. Then every 5 years.

  • At the age of 45 for women. Then every 5 years.

  • Before this age if there is a genetic factor.

Diabetes test

Periodically for those prone to diabetes (genetically, obesity, pregnancy diabetes).

Tests for the early diagnosis of cancer

Skin self-examination


Occult blood in feces (3 consecutive days)

At the age of 50. Then, yearly in the absence of a sigmoidoscopy

Rectal exam

At the age of 50. Then every 3-5 years.


At the age of 50. Then every 3-5 years (or after 10 years in the event of a colonoscopy).

For men only:

Testicular self-examination


For women only:

Breast self-examination

Monthly, right after the childbearing period

For women only:

Breast exam by a health professional


For women only:


Every year or two after 40. Before if there is a heredity factor. Consult your doctor at the age of 70

For women only:

Pap smear

Yearly for women sexually active (after three negative results for three consecutive years