How practicing yoga can reduce your health insurance cost in the UAE

When looking across the sea of fitness options available in the market, one particular form of exercise stands out from the rest. With a history going back several millennia and records pointing to India as its origin, yoga is universally accepted as the go-to fitness option to improve health and wellbeing. With its proven benefits …

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Abu Dhabi vs. Dubai: Which emirate should you visit on your UAE holiday?

If you’re looking for a luxury holiday, the UAE is likely to be one of the top destinations on your list. Dubai and Abu Dhabi are two of the seven emirates in the UAE – and the two of the most popular. Both cities are known for their exciting attractions, impressive hotels, huge shopping malls, …

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New UAE citizenship for expats: Who is eligible and how to apply

Good news for expats already living in or planning to move to the gulf region. The UAE has just announced an unprecedented path to citizenship for expats who meet certain requirements. This is the Emirates’ show of appreciation for existing talents, and a way to attract brighter minds to the UAE. What’s more, expats can …

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Family in Abu Dhabi: What expat parents should know

If you’re an expat moving to Abu Dhabi with children, you’ll find yourself as one of the many foreign families that have relocated to the city. While Dubai draws in visitors who are looking to splurge and indulge, Abu Dhabi is the place where many expat families prefer to settle down. The large expat community …

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The complete guide to Dubai’s public and private healthcare sectors

Dubai’s healthcare system is generally of excellent standards, and boasts a number of modern and easily-accessible facilities for locals and expats. So much so that it’s also a top destination for medical tourism – a position that continues despite COVID-19-related challenges. Whether you are planning to move to or have recently arrived in the emirate, …

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Expat family living in Dubai: Tips for raising kids

Moving countries is a huge life change – especially for children. Uprooted from the life they are used to, your kids will be relying on you to help ease any anxieties and concerns they have. They might be upset about leaving their life behind. Fortunately, Dubai has a diverse population with many expat families in …

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Introducing our latest Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021

We are thrilled to announce that our Cost of International Health Insurance Report 2020-2021 is now available for download. Zoom into the world of International Private Medical Insurance (IPMI) through our in-house expert analysis. Here, we’ll dissect the global key drivers and trends shaping health insurance premiums. With pricing data collated from 100 locations, you’ll …

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2021 guide to mandatory health insurance in Dubai

In Dubai, health insurance is mandatory and companies must provide coverage to their employees once the work visa is issued. ISAHD (Insurance System for Advancing Healthcare in Dubai) is a Dubai Health Authority (DHA) initiative designed to provide high-quality healthcare to nationals, residents, and visitors in Dubai. This Pacific Prime UAE article is your comprehensive …

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5 ways teachers can support their mental health

‘Little ones staring in front of a computer screen instead of being active on the school playground’ – that’s the reality for many children, parents, and teachers during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. While it has been challenging for all those involved, teachers have borne a considerable brunt of it, as they have to soldier on …

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