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Flu season and COVID-19: How to prepare in the UAE

The start of flu season is already underway, and this year, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will make things more complicated. Both seasonal influenza, or the flu for short, and the novel coronavirus are contagious respiratory illnesses. With flu season in the UAE lasting from September until March, it’s advisable to get flu season preparation underway. …

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Importance of big data in healthcare

As the cost of healthcare is expected to soar in the Gulf region, big data analytics has the potential to be a force of good in the healthcare sector. If you’re curious to learn more, this Pacific Prime Dubai article will elaborate, looking into what big data is, its role, benefit, and future in the …

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How to compare health insurance in Dubai

When you’re looking for health coverage, your goal will be to find a plan that is right for you. However, the number of policies available can make choosing health insurance on your own a difficult task. Since a one-size-fits-all plan doesn’t exist, brokers play a vital role in reducing your time spent searching for plans …

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The best places to live in Dubai for families

Moving to Dubai with your family? You’ll be relieved to know that it is one of the most secure cities in the world, as the UAE took the third spot in the Numbeo Safety Index 2020 Mid-Year. Beyond this, you’ll also be glad to know that there are plenty of family-friendly places for you to …

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healthcare

Importance of big data in healthcare

As the cost of healthcare is expected to soar in the Gulf region, big data analytics has the potential to be a force of good in the healthcare sector. If you’re curious to learn more, this Pacific Prime Dubai article will elaborate, looking into what big data is, its role, benefit, and future in the …

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Managing business travel during the pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a near halt of global business travel, whilst raising questions about its sustainability in the post-pandemic world. Although there’s no straightforward answer, it doesn’t stop us from theorizing in this Pacific Prime Dubai article. In addition to this, we’ll also give you the best practices for safe business traveling, …

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The best places to live in Dubai for families

Moving to Dubai with your family? You’ll be relieved to know that it is one of the most secure cities in the world, as the UAE took the third spot in the Numbeo Safety Index 2020 Mid-Year. Beyond this, you’ll also be glad to know that there are plenty of family-friendly places for you to …

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Flu season and COVID-19: How to prepare in the UAE

The start of flu season is already underway, and this year, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic will make things more complicated. Both seasonal influenza, or the flu for short, and the novel coronavirus are contagious respiratory illnesses. With flu season in the UAE lasting from September until March, it’s advisable to get flu season preparation underway. …

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Do you need a medical test for UAE visa applications?

Planning to get a visa in the UAE? The Emirates has always required new residents to go through a medical test process for their visa application. However, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently introduced a number of COVID-19 restrictions. For instance, specific groups are exempted from the medical fitness tests. You may also find that …

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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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