medical insurance report

What is the real cost of health insurance in Dubai in 2018?

If there’s one thing that people around the world can agree upon, and certainly Dubai is no exception, it’s saving money. While we can accomplish bolstering our bank accounts by limiting our purchases of new items, and putting off gratification for some of the luxuries that we would like to have in our lives, it’s …

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medical insurance report

What is the real cost of health insurance in Dubai in 2018?

If there’s one thing that people around the world can agree upon, and certainly Dubai is no exception, it’s saving money. While we can accomplish bolstering our bank accounts by limiting our purchases of new items, and putting off gratification for some of the luxuries that we would like to have in our lives, it’s …

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Types of international school insurance in Dubai

You are reading this article because you want to know more about private and international school insurance solutions in Dubai. Educational institutions can face a potentially large pool of risks that can threaten their operations, which is why seeking the appropriate insurance solutions to protect themselves is advisable. For a comprehensive overview of all essential …

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Should private companies in Dubai offer comprehensive maternity insurance?

Discovering that you’re pregnant can give you insurmountable joy, but can also be terrifying if you’re not financially prepared for it, especially if you’re planning on giving birth in an expensive place like Dubai. Luckily for many expat women working in Dubai, the DHA’s new insurance law requires all employers to provide at least a …

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Dubai health insurance plans article

Dubai health insurance plans now cover hepatitis C

Last month, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) announced the inclusion of hepatitis C screening and treatment coverage under all Dubai health insurance plans. This new Dubai health insurance initiative is expected to especially benefit those with basic coverage, and reduce late diagnosis of the disease. Read on to learn more about hepatitis C, the newly …

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Types of international school insurance in Dubai

You are reading this article because you want to know more about private and international school insurance solutions in Dubai. Educational institutions can face a potentially large pool of risks that can threaten their operations, which is why seeking the appropriate insurance solutions to protect themselves is advisable. For a comprehensive overview of all essential …

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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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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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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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