Why might I need IVF treatments in Dubai?

The infertility rate in the Emirates is growing, and thus the topic of IVF treatment in Dubai is widely discussed, but also a mystery to many couples who have tried to conceive without success. Pacific Prime Dubai saw the need of our clients to have a reliable resource about in vitro fertility treatments, so we …

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Dubai strives to become a medical second opinion hub

We now live in an era where we are exposed to an overload of information on the internet, whether from friends or elsewhere. While easy access to information can make medical patients know more about their ailments, sometimes it can be confusing, especially when it comes to new, experimental therapies. This is an example of …

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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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Everything you need to know about public and private healthcare in Dubai

Since March 2017, all citizens, expatriate residents, and tourists alike must possess compliant private health insurance to be able to enter and remain in Dubai. With private insurance having no restrictions in regards to the use of public or private medical care, the questions many of Pacific Prime Dubai‘s clients ask include: “Should I choose …

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All you need to know about Dubai maternity insurance in one guide

Starting a family can be exciting, yet stressful and expensive – especially if you’re an expat in Dubai. There are so many things to plan in advance – from choosing the right time for pregnancy and the baby’s name, to nursery room decorations and finding the best hospital to give birth in – the list …

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Introducing our latest Dubai Insurance Top Up Guide 2018 – 2019

By law, everyone residing in Dubai must have medical insurance in place that meets DHA approved minimal coverage levels. If you are an employee, your sponsoring company is obliged to obtain a health insurance plan for you. However, many companies might only offer you the bare minimum level of coverage required by law, which in …

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Dubai

15 November marks World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day. Its primary purpose is to raise awareness of COPD symptoms, as for many years the disease doesn’t show definite signs. Symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), although quite obvious, are often confused with other ailments. Do you have troubles catching your breath after reaching …

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Pacific Prime releases new School Insurance Infographic

Pacific Prime is happy to announce the creation and release of a new infographic related to our recently released School Insurance Guide, which can be downloaded here. Inside of the guide, there is a good deal of information that will be of interest to different sets of people, including school administrators and HR staff, teachers, …

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Why UAE residents should be aware of hypertension risks

According to a recent survey performed on both Emiratis and expats in the UAE, 44% of those polled did not perceive hypertension as potentially fatal disease, and were unaware of its symptoms. Despite this, around 30% of the population in the UAE has hypertension, but only 3-6% controls it via doctor’s visits or home measures. …

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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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