Time Out from Work

By Shereen Shabnam As I am travelling less around the globe since the pandemic left my favourite destinations under lockdown, there is a constant need to take a break from work. It’s not just for my mental wellbeing, but taking a day off to recharge so I can return to work energised and reinvigorated. Here’s how to invest in your overall wellbeing and feel confident taking a mental health day. Why take a day off for “Me Time’ A personal day off aims to reduce stress and prevent burnout. We all feel mentally fragile and vulnerable sometimes and having me … Continue reading Time Out from Work

KEF Holdings launches game-changing Meitra Care Network to disrupt India’s US$193 billion healthcare sector

KEF Holdings, a Dubai-based diversified investment conglomerate, has launched Meitra Care Network, an eco-system that connects patients with healthcare service providers through technology and brings them at the doorsteps of the patients. This is set to disrupt India’s US$193 billion (Rs14.07 trillion/Dh708.31 billion) healthcare sector, by making healthcare truly patient-centric, equitable and sustainable for everyone, everywhere. Meitra Care Network (MCN) was inaugurated on Saturday, the 13th of February by Smt. K. K. Shailaja, Honourable Minister for Health, Social Justice and Woman and Child Development – Government of Kerala, in the presence of esteemed guests Dr. Beena Philip (Mayor of Calicut) … Continue reading KEF Holdings launches game-changing Meitra Care Network to disrupt India’s US$193 billion healthcare sector

UAE workers expect stronger health benefits in 2021, in wake of COVID-19: report

Aetna International study reveals a necessity for more comprehensive health provisions by employers in the coming year, particularly in the areas of mental health and telemedicine The COVID-19 crisis has ensured that the provision of comprehensive health benefits for employees will become a top priority for UAE organizations in 2021, according to new research from Aetna International. Aetna surveyed over 1,200 UAE businesses and their employees during the unprecedented changes in operational models and working conditions made necessary by the global health crisis. To more than 80% of the UAE workforce, mental and physical wellness are now more important than … Continue reading UAE workers expect stronger health benefits in 2021, in wake of COVID-19: report

Frost & Sullivan Reveals Top Healthcare Growth Opportunities Spurred By COVID-19

The virtual care market is projected to reach a 100% increase in usage and adoption in the remaining eight months of 2020 COVID-19 has been a disruptive catalyst across every industry. This pandemic is set to reshape the healthcare industry with cutting-edge technologies in virtual care such as internet of medical things (IoMT), teleradiology, telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and virtual visits. The post-COVID-19 telehealth market forecast of 64% growth versus the anticipated 32% pre-COVID-19 annual growth rate alludes to 100% growth in adoption. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on the Healthcare Industry, has uncovered 10 … Continue reading Frost & Sullivan Reveals Top Healthcare Growth Opportunities Spurred By COVID-19