A guide for the holy period of Ramadan

Ramadan is a month-long fasting practice taken on by Muslims to bring them closer to God. They believe that fasting allows them the chance to boost their own self-respect, increase their prayer time, and also to help others. That is done through increased charity work and good deeds. It is estimated that there are over …

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How can your company benefit from having a tailored employee benefits plan?

It is vital for a business to have a comfortable workplace, and security is one of the most comfortable amenities a business can offer its employees. In the UAE, it is mandatory for employers to offer health insurance to their employees. Having this law pushes organizations to further increase their employee benefits, as offering health …

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Top 5 ways to cope with workplace stress in the UAE

Workplace stress has become a common theme across many companies from all industries, leading directly to a number of mental health issues – to the point that these issues are at a chronic level for the majority of the workforce. Quoting from a health specialist, ‘80 percent of people in the UAE are stressed’. Many …

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UAE issues new health data protection law

Everyone in this world produces data in one way or another through online and offline activities. While some data only reveals our habits and behaviors, other specific data, such as health data,  contains more sensitive and confidential personal information. In this information age, it is getting increasingly common for insurance providers, clinics and hospitals to …

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5 tips for finding the best private health insurance for women in Dubai

There are many health conditions that affect both men and women, but some health issues affect women differently and more commonly. There are also a number of health-related issues or occurrences that women bear exclusively, such as pregnancy, menopause, and cervical cancer. Mental health conditions, such as depression and anxiety, also occur more frequently in …

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AI in healthcare: What’s coming and how it could transform the industry

The UAE is a global innovation hub. And considering that the healthcare industry is one of the heaviest investors of technology, it comes as no surprise that healthcare will become more convenient, personalized, and accessible than ever before. One of the key trends in UAE healthcare in 2019 is, of course, artificial intelligence (AI). But …

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Dubai’s mandatory health insurance scheme expected to cover mental health

Did you know? Mental health issues currently rank among the UAE’s top 10 most prevalent health conditions, with depression, anxiety, and substance abuse making up a large proportion of mental health cases. This trend is also reflected globally, where it has been estimated that over 450 million people will suffer from some form of mental …

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Moving to the UAE with your family – What should you consider?

The UAE, and Dubai in particular, is considered expat heaven. With the emirate being almost tax-free, and possibilities of high salaries for highly qualified professionals, many people consider moving here for a lucrative contract. However, Dubai is notorious for being an expensive city to live in, with many hidden costs like rent, fuel, and expat …

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Introducing our latest GDPR and Employee Benefits Guide

Pacific Prime Dubai is pleased to introduce you to our new GDPR and Employee Benefits Guide, which uncovers the most important provisions of the Regulation of the European Parliament and the EU Council on Data Protection (GDPR). The new data protection framework came into force from 25 May 2018, and binds all companies that process …

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