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Introducing Roy Medical Assistance

Roy Medical Assistance (RMA) was established in 2016 and its an International TPA and Medical Assistance Company in Asia and has been providing bespoke niche solutions.

Our coverage areas include India, Nepal, China, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore, Hong Kong, Maldives, Maldives, UAE and Myanmar for Travel Insurance, Health Insurance, motor Insurance and Home Insurance firms since years.

Now we are actively involved and delivering Quality and Affordable Healthcare to people around the world in best possible way. We have an impressive list of clients from all walks of life that put their trust in us to get the job done

Roy Medical Assistance and its strong team believes in delivering the best of the best via its Global Alarm center based in New Delhi, India, along with a large network of partners on a global scale by its staff of 50 multilingual assistance, claims handling and medical specialists including doctors.

Being a reliable, desired and transparent organization, we always function upon new opportunities and inspire others to seek innovative and sustainable solutions to assist clients in every step of the way. Our decisions and actions are made to exceed the needs and expectations of the customers.

Company Name: ROY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE (OPC) PVT. LTD.
Company Address: Suite- 525, 5th floor, JMD Regent Square,
MG Road, Gurugram
Haryana -122001 (New Delhi NCR) India

Help Line Phone: (+91) 98 7187 7260
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Web: www.roymedicalassistance.com

 

 

 

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How To Communicate In A Medical Emergency In Indonesia

Pacific Cross International understand that when you live abroad or travel overseas, the simplest task can become a huge challenge. To find the right word is always a moment of distress and communication is critical, especially in the golden hour. The Pacific Cross International language tips info graphic will help you to stay calm in an emergency situation.

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Pacific Cross International brings over 65 years of experience to the health and travel insurance industry in Asia providing health insurance to over 75,000+ people, representing 57 nationalities living in 43 countries. In 2014 the group provided travel insurance for 2,642,514 travel days for over 200,000+ people.

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Indonesia Travel Warning: Explosions And Gunfire Rock Central Jakarta

14 January 2015 and there were explosions and gunfire reported in the vicinity of the Sari Pan Pacific Hotel and Sarinah Plaza on Jalan Sudirman Thamrin, Jakarta in central Jakarta, Indonesia. You should avoid the affected area, limit your movements and follow the advice of local authorities.

You should exercise caution when travelling to Aceh, Central Sulawesi Province (especially Palu, Poso and Tentena), Maluku Province (especially Ambon), Papua and West Papua Province due to potential for violence or violent conflict.

Clashes July 2014, resulted in the death of security service personnel and civilians in the Lanny Jaya regency of Papua province. If you’re travelling in the region you should exercise extreme caution.

Following the abduction of a British national in the Aceh region of Northern Sumatra in June 2013, you should exercise caution in the area. While the risk of abduction is not high, you should be aware that 1 French national and 5 Chinese nationals were abducted in separate incidents in 2008.

Around 220,000 British nationals visit Indonesia every year. Take out comprehensive international private medical and travel insurance before you travel to Indonesia.

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Aviva And Astra International Sign Joint Venture In Indonesia

PT Astra International Tbk (“Astra”) and Aviva plc (“Aviva”), the UK’s largest insurer, have signed an agreement to form Astra Aviva Life, a 50-50 joint venture to sell and distribute life insurance products in Indonesia.

Astra Aviva Life will be the preferred provider of a range of life insurance products to Astra and its subsidiaries. Subject to regulatory approvals, Astra Aviva Life will enter into distribution arrangements with a number of the Astra group companies, including PermataBank.

The joint venture will also offer life insurance to the wider consumer market through a variety of digital, agency and partner channels. Established in 1957, Astra serves more than 10 million customers per year through market leading businesses in six segments: automotive, financial services, heavy equipment & mining, agribusiness, infrastructure & logistics, and information technology.

Astra consists of 179 companies including subsidiaries, associates and jointly controlled entities and employs more than 197,000 people across Indonesia. Indonesia has 245 million people, the fourth largest population in the world, and recorded 6.2% gross domestic product growth in 2012*. It is one of the fastest growing life insurance markets globally, with low levels of insurance penetration and a rapidly expanding middle class. During the period 2002-2012 life insurance premiums grew at a compound annual growth rate of 25%+.

Prijono Sugiarto, President Director of Astra International, said: “Astra Aviva Life has the potential to become a leader in Indonesia. Leveraging Aviva’s insurance expertise, Astra Aviva Life aims to create significant long-term value for its customers, employees and stakeholders. This joint venture is in line with Astra’s strategy to continue to expand and diversify, entering new business areas in which we believe we can create a market-leading business underpinned by our values and management philosophy.”

Mark Wilson, Group Chief Executive Officer of Aviva plc, said: “Astra is a hugely respected household name in Indonesia and the ideal partner for Aviva in one of the world’s fastest growing insurance markets. This joint venture creates a compelling growth opportunity, underlines our commitment to Asia and supports our strategy of cash flow plus growth. This joint venture is good for Aviva, good for Astra and good for our customers.”

The agreement is subject to regulatory approval. The joint venture is expected to be launched later this year.

* World Development Indicators, The World Bank + Swiss Re Sigma Report No 3/2013, World Insurance in 2012. Page 36

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Indonesia Inaugurates Nationwide Health Insurance Scheme

Jan 1 2014 and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono inaugurates a nationwide health insurance scheme for people living under the poverty line.

The initial service is reported to cover 48 percent of the country's population, expected to reach full nationwide coverage by Jan. 2019.

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono commented, "This is a great leap that has been conducted since the independence of Indonesia. With such an enormous service coverage, this institution is apparently unmatched with any insurance agency. Ill people cannot wait. Ease the administration process, everyone must get proper service."

President Yudhoyono inaugurated the Social Insurance Provider Institution (BPJS) for Health, held in Bogor Palace, West Java on Tuesday with the event televised live nationwide. The President expects the BPJS for Health to be able to provide swift and high quality health service for the people who were in need of medical treatment through the program.

The BPJS is the transformation of PT ASKES, a state-run agency tasked to provide health insurance for workers. In initial operation, the BPJS for Health served 121 million people, or 48 percent of the population. Of that figure, 86.4 come from those living below the poverty line. Besides poor people, the BPJS health insurance scheme will also serve the existing members of social insurance scheme for workers, Jamsostek, including troops, and members of regional administrations' health insurance scheme program.

President Yudhoyono's administration has allocated some $1.6 billion to finance the program.

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Global Assistance & Healthcare Announces ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 Certification

Global Assistance & Healthcare, a leader in the medical assistance and occupational health services in Indonesia is excited and proud to announce the recent certifications of OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 9001:2008 for its Assistance Company as well as its medical centers in Jakarta and various remote sites in Indonesia.

CEO and Co-Founder, Mr. Mario Babin explains "This is a strong indication that we want to maintain and improve the level of dedication and professionalism for our existing and future clients. With the huge growth the company faced over the last few years, notably in Occupational Health and On-Site Medical Services, it became essential to strengthen the delivery of quality services by applying Quality Management systems which allow our company to constantly improve our internal processes.”

Global Assistance & Healthcare department of Certifications and Compliance has worked in collaboration with TUV-Rheinland to certify all our medical facilities in Indonesia via several rigorous internal evaluations, site surveys and implementation of enhanced Standard Operating Protocols. ISO 9001:2008 provides a tried and tested framework for taking a systematic approach to managing organization’s processes so that they consistently turn out services that satisfy customers’ expectations. It is used in more than 176 countries.

OHSAS 18001 is an Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series for health and safety management systems. It is intended to help an organization to control occupational health and safety risks. It was developed in response to widespread demand for a recognized standard against which to be certified and assessed.

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Indonesia Travel Warning News Advice: Authorities Warning of Possible Terrorist Attacks Over New Year Period

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel to Indonesia .There is a high threat from terrorism. Indonesian authorities have warned that extremists may be planning to attack churches in Jakarta, and elsewhere in Indonesia, during the 2014 New Year period. You are advised to exercise a high degree of caution at this time.

Terrorist groups continue to plan attacks and have the capacity and intent to carry out these attacks at anytime and anywhere in the country. You should be particularly vigilant during holiday periods such as Easter, Christmas, Nyepi (Balinese New Year, in March) and Independence Day (17 August).

Following the abduction of a British national in the Aceh region of Northern Sumatra in June, you should exercise caution in the area. While the risk of abduction is not high, you should be aware that 1 French and 5 Chinese nationals were abducted in separate incidents in 2008.

During the rainy season (usually around October to April) widespread flooding can occur. Keep a stock of food and bottled water, monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities. Walking and driving in flooded areas can be dangerous due to uncovered drainage ditches that are covered by water. There is a higher risk of waterborne diseases in flooded areas.

Indonesia sits along a volatile seismic strip called the ‘Ring of Fire’. Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur regularly and tsunamis are possible.

You should exercise caution when travelling to Aceh, Central Sulawesi Province (especially Palu, Poso and Tentena), Maluku Province (especially Ambon), Papua and West Papua Province.

With the exception of Garuda Airlines, Mandala Airlines, Airfast and Ekspres Transportasi Antarbenua (operating as PremiAir) and Indonesia Air Asia, all other Indonesian passenger airlines are refused permission to operate services to the EU because of safety concerns.

Possession, trafficking and manufacture of drugs are serious offences in Indonesia. Some offences carry the death penalty. Don’t get involved.

There have been a number of deaths and cases of serious illness of tourists in Indonesia, caused by drinking alcoholic drinks contaminated with methanol.

Around 190,000 British nationals visit Indonesia every year. 

For medical assistance in Indonesia and across Asia contact AssistNet, click: http://internationalassistancenetwork.com/ 

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Asian Locations Overtake Sydney In Global List Of Most Expensive Cities

Australian locations have now all fallen out of the global top 30 most expensive locations in the world for expatriates.

This is among the findings of the latest Cost of Living survey by ECA International, the world's leading provider of knowledge, information and technology for the management and assignment of employees around the world. Sydney and Canberra, both in the top 20 a year ago, now rank 31st and 39th respectively. Melbourne has fallen 22 places to 45th position globally followed by Adelaide (46th), Perth (47th) and Brisbane (54th). Of the Australian locations Darwin has fallen the most places to 55th place down from last year's 26th spot.

“Despite actual prices of goods in ECA International’s shopping basket for Australia rising at a faster rate this year overall, the significant weakening of the dollar against most major currencies means that Australian locations are becoming cheaper again relative to many other locations around the world,” said Anna Michielsen, General Manager, Australia, New Zealand & Pacific for ECA International.

Asian locations including Beijing (15), Shanghai (18), Seoul (21) and Hong Kong (28) are among those that now rank higher up the list of most expensive cities for expats. To ensure that their employees' spending power is not compromised while on international assignment multinational companies will often include a cost of living allowance in their pay package. Living costs for assignees are affected by inflation, availability of goods and exchange rates, all of which can have a significant impact on assignee remuneration packages. To assist companies with their calculations ECA carries out two Cost of Living Surveys per year, comparing a basket of like-for-like consumer goods and services commonly purchased by assignees in 440 locations worldwide.

Asia Pacific – more regional highlights

Port Moresby has fallen 12 places in the ranking to 25th globally. Auckland, ranked 52nd, is the most expensive of the New Zealand cities. While Tokyo still tops the list of the most expensive locations in Asia for expatriates, globally it has fallen to 10th place on the back of a weaker Yen – a significant drop from last year, when it was the most expensive city in the world for expatriate staff.

Companies that need to locate staff into Japan can now do so for considerably less than in recent years, despite the long period of deflation in the country being reversed earlier this year. The difference in the cost of ECA's cost of living basket between Tokyo and Sydney fell from 31% to 12% over 12 months. After Japan, some of the biggest falls in living costs in Asia have been seen in Indonesia – also partly as a result of a weaker currency.

While Jakarta has only fallen 3 places in the regional ranking to 27th, globally it has dropped 45 spots to 172nd place. Beijing is now Asia’s second most expensive location after Tokyo, up from 5th position last year. Globally, the Chinese capital is the 15th most expensive location for expatriates. Shanghai previously in 25th position is now in the 18th position in the global results, and 4th in Asia.

"It's important to remember that certain living costs, such as accommodation rental, utilities, car purchases and school fees are not included in our cost of living basket," continued Michielsen. "Because these costs are usually addressed separately by an expatriate's employer, we collect this data separately. But if we were to include such costs, Hong Kong and Tokyo would be higher in the ranking, while Beijing would be lower due to lower housing costs."

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Travel Advice Indonesia

The APEC Summit to be held in Bali from 5-7 October may lead to disruption for visitors due to heightened security. Demonstrations could take place at short notice around the country. You should avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people. Extremists may be planning attacks targeting the Miss World pageant being held in Bali from 8-28 September, including possibly against hotels used by participants.

Some areas of Sumatra are experiencing high levels of pollution caused by fires.

Following the abduction of a British national in the Aceh region of Northern Sumatra in June, you should exercise caution in the area. While the risk of abduction is not high, you should be aware that 1 French and 5 Chinese nationals were abducted in separate incidents in 2008.

In addition, local Islamist vigilante groups have threatened to hold large-scale demonstrations to disrupt the event. See Safety and security. There is a high threat from terrorism.

Terrorist groups continue to plan attacks and have the capacity and intent to carry out these attacks at anytime and anywhere in the country. You should be particularly vigilant during holiday periods such as Easter, Christmas, Nyepi (Balinese New Year) and Independence Day (17 August). 

There may be an increased risk of anti-western sentiment linked to the possibility of military action in Syria. Keep up to date with developments, be vigilant and avoid any protests or demonstrations. During the rainy season (October to April) widespread flooding can occur. Keep a stock of food and bottled water, monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities. Walking and driving in flooded areas can be dangerous due to uncovered drainage ditches that are covered by water. There is a higher risk of waterborne diseases in flooded areas.

Indonesia sits along a volatile seismic strip called the ‘Ring of Fire’. Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur regularly and tsunamis are possible.

You should exercise caution when travelling to Aceh, Central Sulawesi Province (especially Palu, Poso and Tentena), Maluku Province (especially Ambon), Papua and West Papua Province.

With the exception of Garuda Airlines, Mandala Airlines, Airfast and Ekspres Transportasi Antarbenua (operating as PremiAir) and Indonesia Air Asia, all other Indonesian passenger airlines are refused permission to operate services to the EU because of safety concerns.

Possession, trafficking and manufacture of drugs are serious offences in Indonesia.

Some offences carry the death penalty. Don’t get involved. See Local Laws and Customs. There have been a number of deaths and cases of serious illness of tourists in Indonesia, caused by drinking alcoholic drinks contaminated with methanol. See Safety and Security Around 190,000 British nationals visit Indonesia every year. Most visits are trouble free.

The Overseas Business Risk service offers information and advice for British companies operating overseas on how to manage political, economic, and business security-related risks.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.

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Travel Advice Indonesia

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel to Indonesia.

Some areas of Sumatra are experiencing high levels of pollution caused by fires.

Following the abduction of a British national in the Aceh region of Northern Sumatra in June, you should exercise caution in the area. While the risk of abduction is not high, you should be aware that 1 French and 5 Chinese nationals were abducted in separate incidents in 2008.

The APEC Summit to be held in Bali from 5-7 October may lead to disruption for visitors due to heightened security. Demonstrations could take place at short notice around the country. You should avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people. Local Islamist vigilante groups have threatened to hold large-scale demonstrations to disrupt the Miss World Pageant.

There may be an increased risk of anti-western sentiment linked to the possibility of military action in Syria. Keep up to date with developments, be vigilant and avoid any protests or demonstrations. During the rainy season (October to April) widespread flooding can occur. Keep a stock of food and bottled water, monitor local media and follow the advice of the local authorities.

Walking and driving in flooded areas can be dangerous due to uncovered drainage ditches that are covered by water. There is a higher risk of waterborne diseases in flooded areas. Indonesia sits along a volatile seismic strip called the ‘Ring of Fire’. Volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur regularly and tsunamis are possible.

There is a high threat from terrorism. Terrorist groups continue to plan attacks and have the capacity and intent to carry out these attacks at anytime and anywhere in the country. You should be particularly vigilant during holiday periods such as Easter, Christmas, Nyepi (Balinese New Year) and Independence Day (17 August).

You should exercise caution when travelling to Aceh, Central Sulawesi Province (especially Palu, Poso and Tentena), Maluku Province (especially Ambon), Papua and West Papua Province.

With the exception of Garuda Airlines, Mandala Airlines, Airfast and Ekspres Transportasi Antarbenua (operating as PremiAir) and Indonesia Air Asia, all other Indonesian passenger airlines are refused permission to operate services to the EU because of safety concerns.

Possession, trafficking and manufacture of drugs are serious offences in Indonesia. Some offences carry the death penalty. Don’t get involved.

There have been a number of deaths and cases of serious illness of tourists in Indonesia, caused by drinking alcoholic drinks contaminated with methanol.

Around 190,000 British nationals visit Indonesia every year. Most visits are trouble free. 

Medical, Travel, Health Insurance for Expatriates, Business Travel and Leisure Travelers/Tourists

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel to Indonesia.

Top tips for Travel to Indonesia

Seeking medical, health, travel or expatriate insurance for travel or relocation to Indonesia?

You can find a wide range of medical, travel, expatriate and health insurance companies that may be able to provide insurance plans and cover, for group and individual healthcare, when travelling to Indonesia, in the iPMI Magazine Travel, Medical, Expatriate and Health Insurance company guide, click here.

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