UAE issues new health data protection law

Everyone in this world produces data in one way or another through online and offline activities. While some data only reveals our habits and behaviors, other specific data, such as health data,  contains more sensitive and confidential personal information. In this information age, it is getting increasingly common for insurance providers, clinics and hospitals to …

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UAE issues new health data protection law

Everyone in this world produces data in one way or another through online and offline activities. While some data only reveals our habits and behaviors, other specific data, such as health data,  contains more sensitive and confidential personal information. In this information age, it is getting increasingly common for insurance providers, clinics and hospitals to …

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private health insurance for women

5 tips for finding the best private health insurance for women in Dubai

There are many health conditions that affect both men and women, but some health issues affect women differently and more commonly. There are also a number of health-related issues or occurrences that women bear exclusively, such as pregnancy, menopause, and cervical cancer. Mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety, also occur more frequently in …

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AI in healthcare

AI in healthcare: What’s coming and how it could transform the industry

The UAE is a global innovation hub. And considering that the healthcare industry is one of the heaviest investors of technology, it comes as no surprise that healthcare will become more convenient, personalized, and accessible than ever before. One of the key trends in UAE healthcare in 2019 is, of course, artificial intelligence (AI). But …

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private health insurance for women

5 tips for finding the best private health insurance for women in Dubai

There are many health conditions that affect both men and women, but some health issues affect women differently and more commonly. There are also a number of health-related issues or occurrences that women bear exclusively, such as pregnancy, menopause, and cervical cancer. Mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety, also occur more frequently in …

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Top 5 insurance plans you’ll need for your business

Starting a business from scratch is no small feat, as it involves a great variety of risks; securing protection ahead of time will, therefore, make a whole world of difference should any mishap occur. That’s also why different governments around the world have imposed insurance requirements for companies to ascertain that they have at least …

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Family Medical Insurance in Dubai

Moving to the UAE with your family – What should you consider?

The UAE, and Dubai in particular, is considered expat heaven. With the emirate being almost tax-free, and possibilities of high salaries for highly qualified professionals, many people consider moving here for a lucrative contract. However, Dubai is notorious for being an expensive city to live in, with many hidden costs like rent, fuel, and expat …

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Tuberculosis UAE

How tuberculosis will affect your UAE visa application

In our previous blog post entitled UAE Tuberculosis: Information you need to breathe easy, we detailed key information on tuberculosis (TB) – one of the top ten killer diseases overall worldwide. This Pacific Prime blog post will focus more on how the UAE government visa application policy has changed in recent years to tackle the …

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Dubai to tighten mandatory health insurance scheme

It has been six years’ time since the UAE government decided to implement mandatory health insurance throughout the country. Currently, the number of people in Dubai covered by health insurance has increased from 1.8 million in 2013 to 4.7 million. In a recent report by UAE University, the universal health insurance for human development in …

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thyroid problems?

How to recognize thyroid problems?

January marks the international thyroid awareness month. While people usually do not think about their thyroids too much, it’s a good thing to know how to recognize when this organ is not functioning correctly, and how it can affect you. A sick thyroid gland can show various symptoms that are rarely primarily associated with hormonal …

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