expatsguidepregnantuae

An expat’s guide to pregnancy in the UAE

There are so many things to think about when you’re planning for pregnancy, such as who your doctor will be and where you’re going to give birth. As an expat, you’ll also have other concerns, like whether you should choose public vs private healthcare in the UAE and what the legal requirements are. The idea …

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expatsguidepregnantuae

An expat’s guide to pregnancy in the UAE

There are so many things to think about when you’re planning for pregnancy, such as who your doctor will be and where you’re going to give birth. As an expat, you’ll also have other concerns, like whether you should choose public vs private healthcare in the UAE and what the legal requirements are. The idea …

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UAE’s healthcare sector: key developments and drivers of growth

In the 2019-2020 edition of our State of Health Insurance report, we examined the latest changes and trends affecting the international private medical insurance (IPMI) industry in the UAE. We’ll be staying on a similar theme in today’s Pacific Prime Dubai article as we focus on KPMG’s analysis of the UAE healthcare sector. What are …

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uaevisaexpired

What you can do if your UAE visa is expired or canceled

Last month, authorities in the UAE said that residency visas that expired during the coronavirus outbreak would be extended until the end of December 2020. However, questions regarding visas remain as residents start to leave the UAE on repatriation flights, while others are still abroad and unable to return due to grounded flights or border …

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expatsguidepregnantuae

An expat’s guide to pregnancy in the UAE

There are so many things to think about when you’re planning for pregnancy, such as who your doctor will be and where you’re going to give birth. As an expat, you’ll also have other concerns, like whether you should choose public vs private healthcare in the UAE and what the legal requirements are. The idea …

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How to boost your employees' digital wellbeing

How to boost your employees’ digital wellbeing

As technology intertwines with our daily lives, it can distract us and affect our mental and physical wellbeing, which might lead to loss of productivity because of constant distraction. On an everyday basis, multiple devices and applications are fighting for our attention, and the feeling of being always “on” can be deteriorating to our wellbeing …

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Coronavirus and pregnancy

Coronavirus and pregnancy: Advice for pregnant women in the UAE

Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, there have been concerns regarding the health of pregnant women, and whether they are at a higher risk of contracting the disease. Being pregnant is already a stressful experience for every woman, and now with the flooding news of the coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty it brings with …

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doctor

UAE’s healthcare sector: key developments and drivers of growth

In the 2019-2020 edition of our State of Health Insurance report, we examined the latest changes and trends affecting the international private medical insurance (IPMI) industry in the UAE. We’ll be staying on a similar theme in today’s Pacific Prime Dubai article as we focus on KPMG’s analysis of the UAE healthcare sector. What are …

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Is COVID-19 Affecting Your Mental Health?

Is COVID-19 affecting your mental health?

The global pandemic affects people in many different ways. Besides countries restricting our movement by implementing lockdown measures, and now easing them, there is a huge amount of stress involved with the situation. Have you ever wondered how COVID-19 is affecting your mental health? Uncertainty about your and your family’s health, panic buying, and even …

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COVID-19 tests in the UAE

All you need to know about getting a COVID-19 test in the UAE

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) widened the scope of COVID-19 testing to make it available to all citizens and residents who need it, and to identify undiagnosed cases and those who do not show symptoms. So far, the UAE has performed more than 1.6m COVID-19 tests on residents, or about 38,000 tests daily. The nationwide …

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