Insurance World

During his keynote presentation at the recent Health Excellence Conference MENA held in Dubai, the regional chief of Aetna International, the leading global health benefits provider, underlined the need to “re-build” the existing health insurance systems.

American International Group (AIG) launched a new insurance product for the fast-growing crowdfunding investment industry. Eureeca, a Dubai-headquartered global crowd investing platform, is the first platform to offer investors the AIG coverage.

The Dubai-based financial planning company Guardian Wealth Management (GWM) has unveiled an insurance policy that protects company co-owners in the event of their business partners’ death or critical illness.

The National Health Insurance Company Daman has launched its ‘Daman’ and ‘Thiqa’ apps, it was announced today. The launch makes Daman the first health insurance provider in the region to have their apps available in four main smartphone ‘app stores’ in the Middle East.

Whilst it is commendable that 2015 witnessed lesser home burglaries than in 2014, it is alarming that 289 families residing in the UAE had been devastated by home burglaries. (Ref: Gulf News dated 16.3.16)