Walmart enters health insurance business; creates Walmart Insurance Services LLC

Walmart has now entered the insurance business. The news broke out after Walmart posted a job, saying it’s looking to hire insurance agents in the Dallas area to sell supplemental Medicare insurance. The business is filed with the Arkansas secretary of state in late June, according to the Med City News report. Walmart spokesman Randy […]

SpiceJet offers COVID-19 insurance cover to passengers; for up to Rs. 3 lakh

SpiceJet, along with Go Digit General Insurance Ltd., has offered passengers an insurance cover of up to Rs. 3 lakh for COVID-19 treatment. The policy cover will be valid for a period of one year and is valid for national & international flights/passengers. The company said that passengers can choose for insurance covers ranging between […]

NMC Healthcare opens 17th branch of cosmetic surgery hospital CosmeSurge at Dubai’s Jumeirah

NMC Healthcare has officially launched its new CosmeSurge Hospital in Jumeirah. The facility, completed in December 2019, specialises in providing cosmetic surgeries, and is located near the iconic Burj Al Arab. This will be the 17th branch of the CosmeSurge brand of facilities. The launch coincides with all the significant measures currently undertaken by the Emirate of […]

FOGSI takes organ donation online; earmarks 2020 for the cause

The Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI) has dedicated the year 2020 to promoting organ donation across the country. Dr. Alpesh Gandhi, President, FOGSI, has appealed to all the citizens of India to pledge for organ donation and to also inspire others to donate their organs. “We have created a link for registration […]

Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University takes studies online

Ras Al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU) has recently shifted to online study, to ensure no loss of academic days despite the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ras Al Khaimah government-owned university, established in 2006, added that it is also supporting the UAE’s frontline fight against the coronavirus outbreak. All its final-year […]

Bahrain unveils autonomous robot targeting COVID-19 virus

A “coronavirus-fighting” robot that has the ability to work autonomously around public spaces has been unveiled in Bahrain. Designed by Fab Lab Bahrain – in collaboration with the country’s Ministry of Youth and Sports Innovation Centre – the machine reportedly uses ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) to disinfect commonly used areas, such as an office space, […]