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Scientia potentia est.

Scientia potentia est. Knowledge is power. This widely acknowledged truism applies in so much of our modern world particularly in ...

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Vive La Insurance, Vive La Tech

From the past few days, I've been listening 'Insurtech' and startups a word combining Insurance and technology. Mine idea ...

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Walking in Consumer Shoes 4: Insurance for High-risk People

I was able to get a life insurance policy in eight days – a testament to how far the life insurance ...

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Walking in Consumer Shoes 3: Stuck in a Cul-de-sac

My life insurance purchase journey is stuck in a cul-de-sac right now. Not a dead end, as that sounds too ...

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Walking In Consumer Shoes 2: The 111 Day Journey

I'd like to say I'm proud that my new life insurance policy is in place, but the journey ...

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Walking In Consumer Shoes 1: The Convenience of Digital

Life insurance just wasn't on my radar before I started working at Swiss Re. Fast-forward to 2016. As an ...

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Could this drone save lives?

Sometime you read or see an article that makes total sense and one that should be shared with all. This ...

STORY URL: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/technology-40360164/the-defibrillator-drone-that-can-beat-ambulance-times

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The growing risk of sports-related head injuries

When Dr. Bennet Omalu performed an autopsy on former Pittsburgh Steeler Mike Webster in 2002, he almost certainly had no ...

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Robots in eldercare: C3PO or Paro?

"I suggest a new strategy, R2, let the wookie win." 
Star Wars: A New Hope (or simply "Star Wars" if ...

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A call to innovating future health protection today

By: Sohila Kwan, Director, Head of Health Medical Solutions Life & Health, Asia, Swiss Re

In recent years, mainstream insurance products ...

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What's 5% of 11 trillion? Not much… it could be so much more

In 2050 I will be 70, just one of 1.5 billion over-65s: almost three times today's number. What ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/ageing

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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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Mitigating Financial Risk For Women Through Innovation



A recently released report by the Chartered Insurance Institute raised concerns about the
financial risks that women face in our ...

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NHS crisis fueling an increase in Health Insurance

There is no doubt that the National Health Service (NHS) has served the nation well since its inception. However, the ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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