A new Pacific Prime guide for IVF treatments in Dubai

Pacific Prime Dubai is pleased to announce that it has just released a new healthcare resource for parents: the Dubai In Vitro Fertilization Guide 2018-2019. This guide provides a range of useful information for new and experienced families looking for reproductive assistance and IVF treatment in the Emirate, and can help give peace of mind …

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The virtual health revolution: what’s coming and how could it change healthcare

Everything is going digital. We’re in an age where connectivity and instant solutions are king, and every sector from education to healthcare are searching for greater ways to deliver services in a way that’s more convenient, more accessible, and more personalized to the end user. Terms like telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual health are being talked …

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UAE health insurance gets costlier for dependent parents

While news of soaring insurance prices might not be new, there’s been a peculiar rise in the cost of UAE health insurance for dependent parents specifically. Our recently released Cost of International Health Insurance Report for 2018 again shows Dubai ranking among the highest locations in the world, but a recent article in the Gulf …

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Encouraging good work lifestyles to support employee health

Employee health is important to both staff and businesses. For individual people, being healthy and well is key to enjoying the work they do. Companies need to consider the health of their employees due to the fact that healthy staff work better and produce more. Around the world and in Dubai, conversations are being had …

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What does it feel like to have your employee benefits expertly managed?

Whether or not managing your employee benefits in-house is possible depends very much on the platform you have. Small, simple benefits platforms don’t need a lot and can usually be run fairly effectively by HR staff. Those with larger staff numbers, people located in different countries, or those wanting a more comprehensive set of benefits …

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The most important things to think about when renewing insurance

With private medical insurance plans almost exclusively being one-year contracts, renewing insurance is an annual task for all consumers. Some policies will have an auto-renew function that can make the process simple but sometimes this isn’t always the best choice for the insured. If you miss your renewal deadline, you’ll find yourself uninsured and liable …

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Health insurance and portability: what happens when you leave Dubai?

Dubai’s mandatory insurance laws have more or less ensured that every resident, expats included, have adequate health insurance. The thing is, with so many foreigners living here, you do see a fairly high turnover. If you are coming to the end of your time in the UAE you may now be wondering what happens to …

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Using price comparison websites for your health insurance needs

By now, everyone will have had at least one experience of shopping online. We’re in a digital age, and sites like eBay and Amazon have helped make purchasing consumer goods and services via the internet as common as having a smartphone. Online aggregation sites have also become widespread; think Webjet for flights, Trivago for hotels, …

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Dubai health insurance matters for relocating employees abroad

Dubai is one of the world’s most popular location for foreign workers. In fact, just over 70% of the Emirate’s total 9.2 million population are not local Emiratis. An overseas posting can be a rewarding opportunity, and Dubai is host to a range of sights, sounds, and experiences that draw many more expats each year. …

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When is it time to switch your corporate insurance broker?

Not all corporate insurance brokers are created equal. The ever growing intermediary industry in Dubai is providing many businesses with countless options when it comes to securing an employee benefits package, however not all of your choices may be good ones. Unlucky businesses can find themselves trapped with some of the less reputable brokers, like …

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