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An avoidable tragedy

An avoidable tragedy

Working in international medical assistance is not a job, it’s a calling. It demands precision, empathy, devotion and, most importantly, courage. On a good day, we love the impact that we can have on a member’s life when an illness is cured, a surgery is successfully performed, or an emergency evacuation sees them safely delivered to the nearest point of medical excellence. But on a bad day, when a life is lost, it’s absolutely devastating for everyone involved.

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Weathering the storm

Weathering the storm

You never know when your company-sponsored health insurance plan could become a life-saving benefit. That was certainly the case for Patient X, one of our Umatter international private medical insurance members living in Madagascar, who needed an emergency surgical procedure to have obstructive kidney cysts and stones removed.

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Is lack of employee engagement costing you?

Is lack of employee engagement costing you?

While it’s certainly not a new topic, the concept of ‘quiet quitting’ has become a trending social media hashtag over the last few weeks (largely thanks to a TikTok video that went viral). People’s increasing interest in the concept comes off the back of the COVID-19 pandemic, record-high employee stress levels, and uncertainty around the current political climate.

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Why selling life insurance matters

Why selling life insurance matters

As the Unisure and Dean Mannix 10-part ‘Protect and Provide’ webinar series draws to a close, it’s never been clearer that deciding to take out individual life insurance could be one of the most important decisions a person ever makes for their family.

Hosted by Unisure and presented by Dean Mannix, the international best-selling author of Protect and Provide, our 10-part series of online workshops have focused on all phases of the life insurance purchasing journey, with a particular emphasis throughout on selling ethically and helping customers understand the dangers of being underinsured or not insured at all.

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Authentic leadership in action

Authentic leadership in action

At a time when misinformation is rife and political and economic instability widespread, trust has become a highly valued commodity. And citizens around the world are looking to business (61%) – over and above NGOs (57%), government (53%) and media (51%) – to step up and help solve society’s problems.

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Long COVID’s impact on the workplace

Long COVID’s impact on the workplace

Long COVID is something we’re likely to be talking about for a long time. Not only does it have significant implications for individuals, families and employees, but it’s also having a large impact on employers dealing with reduced capacity and absenteeism in the workplace.

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Risk & Finance Associate

Sheila Folgado

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Greg Cox

International Group Life & Disability Underwriter

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Individual Life Administrator

SHANE WOLVAARDT

Claims Manager Umatter

ILLZE MILBERT

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Kiara Liebenberg

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Amanda White

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Business Development Underwriter