Dubai – Cancer to be gradually insured
Saturday, 12 16 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: U.A.E
Dr. Haidar Al Yousef, the Director of the Health Funding Department at the Dubai Health Authority said that the authority is conducting a study to add cancer cases gradually into insurance under the (BASMA) initiative noting that the initiative targets 2.4 million persons for early diagnosis.
The initiative aims at supporting the strategy of the authority in the fields of prevention, early diagnosis, cancer healing, affordable car, psychological and financial support, excellence in treatment as well as strengthening the public private partnership in this regard.
The first phase of this initiative will include breast cancer and colon. Other cancer cases will be gradually added to insurance coverage according to the study that is being conducted.
Source: Emarat Al Youm