The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

We all know that having the most coveted employee benefits is essential to keep employee retention rates high, while also attracting new talent to your business. However, these employee benefits can be extremely costly, especially when many businesses are clueless as to which benefits are cost-effective, and which benefits are a straight-up waste of resources. …

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The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

We all know that having the most coveted employee benefits is essential to keep employee retention rates high, while also attracting new talent to your business. However, these employee benefits can be extremely costly, especially when many businesses are clueless as to which benefits are cost-effective, and which benefits are a straight-up waste of resources. …

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Pacific Prime’s guide to prostate cancer treatment in Dubai

Pacific Prime’s guide to prostate cancer treatment in Dubai

Known as one of the greatest silent killers for men, it is estimated that one in every six men will get prostate cancer during his lifetime. Yet, many men are unaware of the risk factors associated with prostate cancer, symptoms to look for, and treatments available. This has led the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to …

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New insurance billing system in Dubai from 2020

New insurance billing system in Dubai from 2020

From 2020, public and private hospitals across Dubai will introduce a new insurance billing system – Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) – which is expected to standardize the way insurers are billed, and consequently, lead to cheaper insurance premiums for policyholders. The new insurance billing system will be overlooked by the Dubai Health Insurance Corporation (DHIC), …

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New insurance billing system in Dubai from 2020

New insurance billing system in Dubai from 2020

From 2020, public and private hospitals across Dubai will introduce a new insurance billing system – Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) – which is expected to standardize the way insurers are billed, and consequently, lead to cheaper insurance premiums for policyholders. The new insurance billing system will be overlooked by the Dubai Health Insurance Corporation (DHIC), …

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The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

The 5 most coveted employee benefits and perks

We all know that having the most coveted employee benefits is essential to keep employee retention rates high, while also attracting new talent to your business. However, these employee benefits can be extremely costly, especially when many businesses are clueless as to which benefits are cost-effective, and which benefits are a straight-up waste of resources. …

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Major change to newborn benefits in Dubai

The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently announced a new policy directive that makes it compulsory for all insurers to cover babies from birth, thereby eliminating any waiting periods – even for pre-existing conditions. At present, several insurers impose a waiting period of up to six months on newborns. Saleh Al Hashimi, CEO of DHA’s Dubai …

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5 tips to help you prepare for your medical examination in Dubai

5 tips to help you prepare for your medical examination in Dubai

Did you know that preventive care is the key to good health? Early detection of a disease or serious health condition will not only make your treatment more effective, but it could save your life. The human body is a complex yet fragile, living system that goes through wear and tear as we age. Even …

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10 essential health benefits global health insurance must cover

10 essential health benefits global health insurance must cover

For an expatriate living in the UAE, picking the right global or international health insurance plan can be everything from confusing to overwhelming. Living abroad in a different country far away from home means you will want to make sure you invest in high-quality global health insurance that will offer comprehensive medical coverage. In today’s …

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The impact of obesity on the health of children and adults in the UAE

The Impact of Obesity on the Health of Children and Adults in the UAE

Building on from our previous article on childhood obesity in 2018, we return to discover that adults themselves are becoming overweight and obese due to their lifestyle. Obesity is an epidemic in the UAE, and the level is among one of the highest in the world. A very recent study led by Professor Ashraf Hassan …

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