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Introducing Flex: our new flexible health insurance plan

Flex is a progressive new health product from Dubai insurance company, created by William Russell – the expat experts. Designed for Dubai-based corporate groups of three or more employees, Flex gives you the freedom to choose the cover you need within your budget.

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Moving to Dubai: a checklist

A sprawling desert city crowned with gleaming high-rises, the modern city of Dubai symbolises middle-eastern ambition. With its modern foundations built upon the dried-out riverbed of a tiny fishing village, Dubai is a hive of innovation, diversity and opportunity and, with its beautiful sandy coastline, is an attractive location for a global community of expats.

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Dubai culture and lifestyle: what to expect

Modern Dubai is a multicultural and diverse city, that has developed rapidly since its origins as a fishing and trading port in the early 1900s.

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Is it possible to have a healthy diet in Dubai?

Food has become a hot topic across the UAE in recent years, although not always for the right reasons. The country’s love of fast food and rich ingredients has led to a sharp rise in obesity and associated illnesses. Today, things are changing, with healthy eating fast becoming a growing trend.

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How to stay healthy in Dubai

Dubai offers fantastic opportunities to enjoy a high-end lifestyle that many people can only dream of, but it also has its own unique set of challenges that call for greater levels of awareness about health and wellbeing.

Dubai: a global medical tourism destination

Throughout history, people have sought cures and better health by travelling abroad. Whether to visit the healing waters of a natural spa, embark on a pilgrimage to receive a blessing at a religious site, or to simply spend time in a warmer or cooler climate, the practice of travelling to improve health isn’t anything new.

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Get to know Dubai’s healthcare system

Understanding how to access quality healthcare is an important factor when relocating abroad. For anyone considering Dubai, the good news is that the city not only offers a high standard of medical care in state-of-the art facilities, but that improving residents’ health and wellbeing is also a government priority1

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Dubai – the future business capital of the world?

In recent years, Dubai has emerged as a leading global hub for financial services, logistics, hospitality and trade, making it a popular destination for people to work, live and invest.

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Top tips for good mental health as an expat

While it’s easy to picture the excitement of being somewhere new, the reality can be very different. As an expat, you might face problems that you may not have previously encountered, and which could affect your mental health.

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How are you protecting tomorrow, today?

We know what it’s like – the feeling you get when you live life in a new country.

There’s so much to take in. The view from your bedroom window, the sounds coming from the street below, the colours, the tastes, the smells.

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Health tips for Ramadan

Preparation is the key to maintaining a healthy mind and body during the Muslim fast

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Tackling type 2 diabetes in Dubai

Rising numbers of sufferers in the UAE are highlighting the risks for all.

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The growing wellness trend in Dubai

Dubai is set to become the home of world’s largest wellness development, but why?

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