By partnering with the National Health Insurance Company - Daman, Globality Health is extending its full international health insurance offering, including 24/7 emergency medical assistance and medical evacuation and repatriation services, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The partnership with Daman allows Globality Health`s clients to gain access to the largest medical provider network in the U.A.E.
A range of tailor-made corporate products have been designed to meet the local regulatory requirements including those of HAAD (Health Authority of Abu Dhabi) and DHA (Dubai Health Authority). These products are a part of the global CoGenio product family and provide employers with the peace of mind in knowing that their employees are supported by two major experts in health insurance, both in MENA and globally.
Globality Health’s Chief Operating Officer, Axel Tettenborn, believes the relationship will leverage the strengths of both companies to provide quality health cover and service to expatriates in the UAE. “Again, two members of Munich Health take advantage of the synergies within the group to enhance benefits for their customers by strengthening the unique international service proposition.”
About Globality Health
Globality Health, headquartered in Luxembourg, is the international health insurance centre of excellence for Munich Health. Under the single brand Munich Health, Munich Re has brought together its global healthcare know-how in insurance and reinsurance. Munich Re stands for exceptional solution-based expertise, consistent risk management, financial stability and client proximity. This is how Munich Re creates value for clients, shareholders and staff.
In the financial year 2013, the Group – which combines primary insurance and reinsurance under one roof – achieved a profit of €3.3bn on premium income of over €51bn. It operates in all lines of insurance, with almost 45,000 employees throughout the world.
The National Health Insurance Company – Daman is the region’s leading specialised health insurer, providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to more than 2.4 million members in the UAE. Over the years, the company has been the partner of choice for a number of the country’s most prominent organisations and multinational companies in various industries including oil and gas, aerospace, energy, construction, investments and media.
Daman is a public joint-stock company that is 80% owned by the Abu Dhabi Government with the remaining 20% owned by Munich Re. The company is backed by the reliable support of the Abu Dhabi Government and its strategic partner, Munich Re, which plays an important role as both reinsurer as well as a valuable source for knowledge transfer.
Headquartered in Abu Dhabi and established in 2006, Daman offers a range of health insurance plans for both individuals and organisations and exclusively manages the Government’s health programme – Thiqa – for UAE Nationals and Abu Dhabi Basic Plan – for low income expatriates. Members enjoy access to the largest healthcare providers’ network in the UAE and an extensive international network of over 45 countries.
For more information, please visit: www.damanhealth.ae
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