DAMANA News

01 I 07 I 2014
In June, Qatar Insurance Company (QIC) announced its plan to pilot a telematics solution to assess drivers’ behaviour, which will eventually be used as a basis to develop new pay-how-you-drive (PHYD) insurance plans. 
 
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16 I 05 I 2014

The cost of providing employee healthcare benefits in the Middle East and Africa is projected to rise by 10% this year, compared to 9.8% in 2013 and 8.8% in 2012, according to a new survey by Towers Watson.

In comparison, the cost of delivering these...
16 I 05 I 2014

The Kuwaiti parliament’s legislative committee has reportedly accepted a proposal for compulsory health insurance for visitors to the Gulf state for the duration of their stay.

Put forward by MP Khalil Al Saleh, the proposal also stated visitors could...
02 I 04 I 2014
The UAE’s Insurance Authority and the Asia Competitiveness Institute (ACI) in Singapore have reportedly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to boost cooperation between the two insurance markets.
 
Under the MoU, the parties...
03 I 02 I 2014

Dubai's compulsory health insurance system has been named ISAHD - Insurance System for Advancing Healthcare in Dubai - which means "happiness" in Arabic. At present, 50 insurers have registered with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to be a provider under...

29 I 01 I 2014
Restructuring in the insurance industry in the GCC states could be undertaken with increased and greater regulatory rigour this year, following a wave of wholesale regulatory reviews, predicts the international law firm, Clyde & Co.

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