Daman provides Enhanced health insurance plans to Arabtec’s 20,000 employees

Press release
Published February 26th, 2013 - 08:08 GMT

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman, has won a bid to provide Arabtec Holding, the region’s leading construction company, with health insurance for its 20,000  employees.

The contract includes provision of Enhanced health insurance plans for Arabtec’s 16,000 labourers. Arabtec employees will also benefit from access to Daman’s UAE network of healthcare providers, the largest in the country, as well as Daman’s Regional network which includes the Indian Sub-continent, the Middle East and North Africa. Thus, highlighting Arabtec’s vision to being the pioneers in providing the best working environments in the region.

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.”

Dr. Michael Bitzer, Daman’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “The partnership between Arabtec and Daman reaffirms Daman 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.” 

Background Information

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman is the UAE’s leading specialised health insurer, providing comprehensive health insurance solutions to about 3 million members in the UAE.

Daman is a public joint-stock company that is 80% owned by the Abu Dhabi Government with the remaining 20% owned by Munich Re.

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