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Insurance can't heal cancer but it may help you live longer!

4th of February is World Cancer Day!
Each year, millions of lives are turned upside down by a cancer diagnosis ...

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Insurers' contribution to fight rising cancer burden in Asia

Cancer has a major impact on societies across the world. Half of us will hear the words “you have cancer ...

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We can do better than wearables

At Swiss Re's second annual Health Monitoring in Insurance event, we heard more of the same messages about how ...

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Reawakening the spinal cord

More than 15,000 Australians – and many millions worldwide – live with a spinal cord injury. Sadly, each day this number ...

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The Importance of Resilient Buildings

Most people believe buildings codes are designed so that a building can withstand a major earthquake. The fact is that ...

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A Complex Earthquake?

Yes, you read it correct, this blog is all about a complex earthquake. Can an earthquake be complex? Yes, though ...

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Shake it up!

Swiss Re released a new global earthquake model this September and put it at the fingertips of its Underwriters. This ...

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The wearables opportunity in workers' compensation

Be a disruptor. That has been a catchphrase in R&N Casualty at Swiss Re all year long. It doesn't ...

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Make Way…..[Digital Health] Coming Through

Digital Health means different things to different people. Its scope however seems pretty clear, in that it involves mobile health ...

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Shining a light on earthquake risk in eastern Canada

As I write this blog, news of a second earthquake striking Mexico and its devastating impact on a country that ...

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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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Insurers are at the end of the NatCat risk management chain

Losses from natural catastrophes are rising sharply both in Europe and throughout the world. In 2016, natural catastrophes and man-made ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/library/archive/insuring_natural_catastrophe_risk.html

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Closing the protection gap - partnering with the Pacific

The Pacific is our largest ocean – with half of Earth's oceanic water and around 25,000 islands. 

Most Australians ...

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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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