Daman inks Arabtec health insurance deal
Abu Dhabi, February 26, 2013
The National Health Insurance Company (Daman), said it has won a bid to provide health insurance services to all the 20,000 employees of Arabtec Holding, the region’s leading construction company.
The contract also includes provision of enhanced health insurance plans for Arabtec’s 16,000 labourers, said the top insurer.
As per the deal, Arabtec employees will also benefit from access to Daman’s UAE network of healthcare providers, the largest in the country, as well as its regional network which includes the Indian Sub-continent, the Middle East and North Africa.
Arabtec Holding’s managing director, Hasan Abdullah Ismaik said, "Arabtec places the utmost importance on the health and safety of its employees. By partnering with the country’s leading health insurance company, we are confident that our employees will receive the best available health insurance benefits."
"We will continue to make sure that our staff are properly looked after, thus maintaining our position of being the employer of choice in the construction industry," he added.
Daman CEO Dr Michael Bitzer said the partnership between Arabtec and Daman reaffirms the company as a reliable and preferred partner in the UAE’s healthcare system.
"We are delighted to provide Arabtec’s employees with our healthcare insurance benefits and our signature services such as health support. Offering a secure health insurance scheme to a company’s workforce, demonstrates the employer’s care for their wellbeing," he added.-TradeArabia News Service