How to choose critical illness cover that will actually protect you

According to the latest report by CPIC and PwC, due to factors such as environmental pollution and stress at work, the number of critical illness insurance plans purchased has been rising steadily since 2010 – from 3.7% of total customers insured then to 9.1% in 2017. With the increased demand for critical illness cover, the …

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What you need to know about “Disease X”, China’s bird flu virus

Disease X is a term that the World Health Organization (WHO) created to describe a virus that has the potential to become a new global pandemic. As defined by the WHO, Disease X “represents the knowledge that a serious international epidemic could be caused by a pathogen currently unknown to cause human disease.” Disease X …

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Breastfeeding complications: When to see a doctor

Nursing is amazingly beneficial, both for mother and baby, but sometimes things can go wrong. Most breastfeeding complications occur due to latching problems, which mother can effectively treat herself. However, some of the symptoms, if left untreated, can cause pain and discomfort, and even dishearten a newborn from suckling naturally from the breast. In today’s …

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What is long term medical insurance and how can you secure it?

Securing long term medical insurance is a smart move; perhaps now even more than ever before. With the rise of medical costs worldwide, insurance premiums continue to climb, making it harder for policyholders to stick with insurance plans that they have purchased in the past. Our medical needs change throughout our lives, and as such …

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