In addition to receiving the global honor of becoming one of the leading adventure travel organizations of 2021, IMA continues its legacy of promoting global health initiatives by opening its Summer Healthcare Internships app. International medical aid (IMA), an industry leader in providing a unique service medical internship abroad forRead More →

While public hearings around South Africa’s National Health Insurance (NHI) project have now concluded, there is still a lack of clarity on what exactly the scheme means for the country’s health sector and taxpayers’ pockets. Despite several pledges, the Department of Health has failed to provide clarity or explanation onRead More →

By Lara Cooper Direct Relief today announced that it commit $500,000 to support health efforts in Ukraine and neighboring countries absorb refugees fleeing violence and disruption. The organization is also in communication with regional organizations to coordinate medical support to refugee communities. Emergency health kits and medical backpacks for triageRead More →

online medical help BY MOSES MUGUGUNYEKIZIMBABWE will soon adopt an electronic medical assistance card after local private health players have expressed their willingness to adopt the electronic system, which will ensure instant payment for medical assistance companies. For years, private health practitioners and medical aid companies have been at oddsRead More →

MALE, Maldives – China has offered the Maldives infrastructure maintenance, medical aid and visa concessions as Beijing moves to strengthen ties with the strategically placed Indian Ocean archipelago. The Maldivian Foreign Ministry said a mutual visa waiver agreement was signed during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to the capitalRead More →

Your health care, your choice The Nammed Medical Aid Fund is taking the first bold steps towards implementing the Nammed 2025 project to simplify medical aid options in Namibia, as senior officer Gert Grobler told us. Writer: Jack Salter | Project manager: Callam Waller The 2025 Project is working toRead More →

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of the Maldives capital, Male, December 9, 2009. REUTERS / Reinhard Krause / File photo / File photo MALÉ, Maldives – China on Saturday offered the Maldives infrastructure maintenance, medical aid and visa concessions as Beijing prepared to strengthen its ties with the strategically placedRead More →

China on Saturday offered the Maldives infrastructure maintenance, medical aid and visa concessions as Beijing moved to boost connections with the strategically placed Indian Ocean archipelago. The Maldivian Foreign Ministry said a mutual visa waiver agreement was signed during Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to the capital Male. WangRead More →

With the caption “Long live Indo-Afghan friendship”, Afghan Ambassador to India Farid Mamundzay thanked India for sending 1.6 metric tons of life-saving drugs to the Taliban-ruled country. The deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) also tweeted on Saturday describing India-Afghan relations as “very vital”. Earlier yesterday, theRead More →

Thiruvananthapuram: As the government of Kerala prepares to implement an ambitious rail project spending over 1 lakh crore, the reality is that the government is not even bothering to spend enough money on granting ‘medical assistance to survivors of sexual assault in the state. Hundreds of unlucky women and childrenRead More →

In the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 329 consignments of medical aid requested in six countries around the world, including the United States. Content shipments 1.4 million defined daily doses of drugs, including therapies to treat hospitalized Covid-19 patients, specialty oncology drugs, diabetes management therapies including insulin, rareRead More →

EDMONTON- Premier Jason Kenney rejects accusations that he blames the province’s chief medical officer of health for Alberta’s failures in handling the fourth wave of COVID-19. “The buck stops with me,” Kenney said at home in response to questions from the opposition NPD on Wednesday. “I took my responsibilities. OfRead More →

The Council for Medical Schemes (CMS) has released its annual industry report, showing how registered medical schemes in South Africa weathered the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. In the report, the CMS also gives a breakdown of industry data across all medical plans, including the number of beneficiaries attached to theRead More →

The Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS) will again delay the implementation of its annual contribution increases due to “the decline in non-Covid-19 health care demands seen during the pandemic,” said the Discovery Health CEO Dr. Ryan Noach. The annual contribution increases of 7.9% will not be implemented until May 1Read More →

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 →

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 →

Medical Aid Societies Raise Fees Zimbabweans seeking health care will have to pay more for health insurance, as medical aid societies have increased dues in recent months for members paying in local currency. Some plans have increased contributions by more than 100% for businesses and individuals. Although some medical aidRead More →