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When I think about Cancer…..

Immediately, two events come to mind: A funeral for a classmate, who died at the age of 15 from Leukemia ...

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Crossing the Pacific on solar energy only

A few days ago, André Borschberg, my "solar brother", embarked on the most ambitious leg of the Solar Impulse journey ...

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Swiss Re's SEARCH in India for Healthy Hearts!

Only around 25% of the population have access to health-care services in India and we can do more to improve ...

STORY URL: http://cgd.swissre.com/research/in_focus/The_SEARCH_collaboration.html

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Is Minimum Enough: Calculating Compliance in Medical Plans

Employers know ACA compliance is like balancing on a pinpoint; a slight movement to one side must be countered by ...

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Swiss Re’s SEARCH sheds light on heart health in China

We marked an important milestone on 15 April by launching our Risk Dialogue Seminar Series with a full-day event in ...

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The UK general election and welfare reform

Although the UK's major political parties have not been very forthcoming on their plans ahead of the upcoming general ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/media/news_releases/nr_20150407_UK_group_watch_2015.html

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The market share of US, Canada and UK in Life Reinsurance

Dear community,

In 2013, primary life insurance premiums paid throughout the world were (in mio of USD):
- Europe: 946,727 ...

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Question on life reinsurance premiums paid globally in 2014

Dear community,

In 2014, about 70 billion have been paid out in life reinsurance premiums. This represents an increase of ...

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Specialty drugs: Medical innovation at unsustainable costs?

The increasing cost of specialty drugs in the US is an issue too big to ignore. A number of stakeholders ...

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How happy are you to use happiness?

The pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal’, according to the UN. World life expectancy has increased by 20 ...

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The Blue Tsunami meets the Silver Tsunami

This week, I had the great fortune of participating in the very first Chief Resilience Officers' Summit as part of ...

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Universal Health Care - the history and the math for India..

The High Level Expert Group (HLEG) report to the planning commission of India has called for moving beyond ‘insurance’ by ...

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Anti Microbial Resistance may be the next big killer

A new report by WHO reveals that Anti Microbial Resistance (AMR) is a serious threat. It also calls for an ...

STORY URL: WHO | Antimicrobial resistance
WHO fact sheet on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) or drug resistance, which is resistance of a microorganism to an antimicrobial medicine to which it was previously sensitive.

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Diabetes Complications...To Project? or Not To Project?

If you are a statistician, you may face this dilemma.... To project or not to project?

I have been writing ...

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