Health, Life and Global News
The Unisure Group’s Operations Director Cristina Meixieira receives the call on the afternoon of 19 October. There’s been a car accident in Zambia. Two Unisure members are involved, as well as two uninsured passengers who were accompanying them. One passenger wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and has been flung far away from the car. He’s later declared dead on arrival. The other three are in the vehicle and alive, but in a very serious condition.
Critical questions to ask your health insurance provider
If your health insurance provider answers ‘No’ to any of these questions, you could be in trouble.
1. Is there an emergency number you need to phone if you’re in trouble?
• Is it available 24/7, 365 days a year?
• Can they provide step-by-step protocols to follow in the event of an emergency?
• Are there language barriers?
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated the uptake of telemedicine. So much so that a recent report by Global Market Insights predicts that the telemedicine market will “surpass USD 130.5 billion by 2025”. In Zambia, where the World Health Organisation...
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Life Insurance for stay-at-home spouses is often overlooked, and this can be a costly mistake for families. When a family assesses their need for life assurance, there are several factors to consider (such as mortgages, outstanding loans, and remaining education...
The World Health Organisation reports that the estimated cost to the global economy per year in lost productivity due to depression and anxiety is US$ 1 trillion.
“The world’s 3.2 billion workers are increasingly unwell: they are growing old; they suffer more chronic
disease; they are stressed, unhappy, and sometimes unsafe at work; and they face significant economic