Dubai authorities urge employers to maintain health ins.
Tuesday, 04 21 2020, Category: Health, Country: U.A.E
Dubai’s health authorities are urging employers and organizations to continue providing mandatory health insurance policies for its employees, especially during the coronavirus crisis period, according to a statement from the Dubai Health Insurance Corporation.
“We fully recognize the challenges faced by organizations, sectors, and communities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We must comply with the basic need of employees which is the mandatory health insurance policy and therefore if the employee’s policy needs to be issued or renewed, the employer or sponsor should fulfill his obligation,” Saleh al-Hashimi, CEO of Dubai Health Insurance Corporation, said in a statement carried by state WAM news agency.
“These are unprecedented times and we will overcome this global challenge; in the meantime, we need to move ahead keeping our responsibility in mind, with commitment and cooperation,” al-Hashimi added.