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Hong Kong: Insurance Market Grows 12% Q1 2024

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According to the Hong Kong Insurance Authority, provisional statistics for the first quarter of 2024, show a rise of total gross premiums by 12.2% to $165.1 billion over the corresponding period in 2023.

Dubai Health Authority and National Training (Jaheziya) Sign MoU to Update and Enhance Emergency and Health Crisis Management System in Dubai

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The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has bolstered its efforts in updating the emergency, crisis, and health disaster management system, the DHA has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Training (Jaheziya) to prepare and train medical and specialised personnel, enhance their capabilities and efficiency to handle emergencies, disasters, and health crises according to international standards and protocols.

New Zealand: Reserve Bank approves Accuro Health Insurance Portfolio Transfer to UniMed

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Union Medical Benefits Society Ltd (UniMed) and  (Accuro) have received approval from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to transfer Accuro’s insurance portfolio to UniMed. This is the final step in the regulatory process for the two member-owned societies and will result in UniMed becoming New Zealand’s third largest health insurance provider, operating under two brands. With a membership of 140,000 and 100 staff, UniMed will represent 10 percent of the health insurance market once the transfer is complete.Accuro Health Insurance Society Ltd

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