South Africa’s second open medical aid scheme, Bonitas, announced a 4.8% weighted average increase in its medical plans in 2022. The increases will vary according to the group’s plans, with the BonStart premium contribution fee decreasing by 7.9%. This can be attributed to the low cost / benefit ratio andRead More →

provide families of employees who have died due to Covid a two-year base salary as well as pension, bonus and other applicable statutory benefits, and support children’s education and cover critical hospital expenses for affected families, company general manager Suresh Narayanan said. Among other support programs, India’s largest packaged foodRead More →

After a six-month premium freeze for 2021, South Africa’s largest medical aid scheme, Discovery Health, has announced price changes that will take effect from July. Discovery’s plans will increase at a rate of 5.9% across all areas. Taking into account the 0% increase for the first six months of theRead More →

Israel yesterday started sending emergency medical aid to India to help fight the world’s biggest wave of COVID-19. The Foreign Ministry tweeted this morning: “We are delighted that the first shipment containing oxygen generators and concentrators sent from Israel last night has now arrived in India. Israel is committed toRead More →