a bunch of people stand in a yoga pose symbolizing the need to consider employee health and work lifestyles

Encouraging good work lifestyles to support employee health

Employee health is important to both staff and businesses. For individual people, being healthy and well is key to enjoying the work they do. Companies need to consider the health of their employees due to the fact that healthy staff work better and produce more. Around the world and in Dubai, conversations are being had …

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American expats

Dubai medical insurance options for American expats

If you’re an American, you may not always feel welcome in the world. In some places, perhaps even most likely within the Middle East region, this can led to American expats downplaying their nationality. Americans in the Middle East that have uttered the phrase, “Me? No. I’m Canadian,” will be happy to know that that …

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two people hold pens over a medical plan contract as they discuss renewing insurance

The most important things to think about when renewing insurance

With private medical insurance plans almost exclusively being one-year contracts, renewing insurance is an annual task for all consumers. Some policies will have an auto-renew function that can make the process simple but sometimes this isn’t always the best choice for the insured. If you miss your renewal deadline, you’ll find yourself uninsured and liable …

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Privacy Policy update launch

We’ve updated our Privacy Policy

As of May 25, the EU’s data privacy regulation will be enforceable. This has prompted many companies around the world to update or modify their own Privacy Policies and now it is our turn to announce our newly updated Privacy Policy. In this article we will take a look at the new data privacy law …

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American expats

Dubai medical insurance options for American expats

If you’re an American, you may not always feel welcome in the world. In some places, perhaps even most likely within the Middle East region, this can led to American expats downplaying their nationality. Americans in the Middle East that have uttered the phrase, “Me? No. I’m Canadian,” will be happy to know that that …

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group health insurance premium increase article

6 steps to avoiding hefty group health insurance premium increases

In our experience, uncertainty around group health insurance premium increases are by far one of the top insurance-related issues companies in Dubai struggle with. While steady rate increases are inevitable, we’ve seen cases in the past where a company’s health insurance rose to unaffordable levels upon renewal. In one case, a company was recently quoted …

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insurance for kids

5 tips for finding health insurance for kids

In the modern age, raising a child the right way is perhaps more of a complicated task than ever before. To form a well rounded child that is well attuned to the world in which we live, it takes more than just sending them off to school and waiting 18 years. Now people must take …

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primary care article

Primary care in Dubai: What is it and why is it important?

As much as USD 80 billion in annual government spending is wasted in the Arab world as a result of healthcare inefficiencies, according to this The National article. Chief among these inefficiencies is the tendency for patients to send themselves to expensive specialists and hospitals instead of visiting a General Practitioner for treatment. Amidst rising …

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UAE tuberculosis

UAE Tuberculosis: Information you need to breathe easy

There are many diseases that we know are serious, but we just don’t hear about much these days. Indeed, incidence of many infectious diseases has been relegated largely to the annals of history thanks to modern medicine. Formerly deadly epidemics like polio have all but gone the way of the dodo, and while we can …

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Indoor sports in Dubai

Indoor sports for keeping fit in the UAE

Keeping fit can be difficult sometimes when the outside elements aren’t playing ball. Thankfully, there are a wealth of indoor sporting options available in Dubai. Indoor sports are popular the world over as a place for fitness and socializing without the concerns of weather and temperature to affect access. If you’re an expat worker, joining …

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