How does the new regulation in Abu Dhabi enhance local healthcare?

Effective from 1 September 2018, the Department of Health (DoH) in Abu Dhabi has introduced a new mechanism to mandate dispensing of generic medicines. This move is aimed at enhancing patients’ access to effective medicines, encouraging the use of generic medications, and opening new gates for the local pharmaceutical industry. This new regulation has naturally …

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Pacific Prime releases new medical insurance report on inflation

Ever since 2014 and the implementation of major healthcare reforms in Dubai, people in the Emirate have become more familiar with the world of health insurance than ever before. Employers across the board have had to educate themselves on group health insurance plans in order to be compliant with the mandatory health insurance provision set …

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3 key highlights from our 2018 Workplace Wellness Seminar

On January 17 2018, our Corporate Business Development Manager, Mirka Strano, hosted a seminar on workplace wellness at the Pullman Hotel Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai. Co-sponsored by Allianz, we were excited to have a venue full of HR directors, managers, and educators, along with top industry leaders, for a day of in-depth learning, exploring …

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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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Welcome to the Pacific Prime Dubai Blog

Pacific Prime is proud to announce that we have recently launched our latest brand: Pacific Prime Dubai. Leveraging our global experience and partnership with our regional partner, UAE Medical Insurance, we are pleased to be bringing our high level of service and in-depth industry knowledge to Dubai. On this blog we will be posting Dubai-related insurance articles with …

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