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  • Nepal: PCR testing made mandatory for COVID-19 insurance purchase

    Nepal's insurance regulator Insurance Board (IB) has made it compulsory for insurers to obtain polymerise chain reaction (PCR) test reports for COVID-19 from customers who are looking to purchase coronavirus insurance policies according to a report from the Himalayan Times citing an official circular.

    Asia | 04 Jun 2020
  • Nepal insurers record uptick in COVID-19 insurance policies

    An increasing number of Nepal residents have been purchasing coronavirus-related insurance as the number of cases in the country continues to surge and drives people to purchase insurance as a form of financial protection, reported local publication The Himalayan Times.

    Asia | 26 May 2020
  • Nepal: Journalists get free COVID-19 cover

    The Nepal Press Union (NPU) has entered into an agreement with private insurer IME General for free COVID-19 insurance cover to journalists of Sunsari district in the country.

    Asia | 22 May 2020
  • Nepal: Insurance scheme launched for low-income citizens

    With the number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in Nepal, the insurance regulator has instructed all non-life insurers to provide health insurance cover to low-income citizens in the country.

    Asia | 21 Apr 2020
  • Nepal: National reinsurer goes public

    Nepal ReInsurance, the country's only reinsurance company, has issued 16m shares at par value in an initial public offering worth NPR16m ($132,700).

    Asia | 03 Apr 2020
  • Nepal: Government announces insurance cover for health workers

    The government of Nepal will provide insurance cover of NR5m ($42,000) per person to health workers who are in the frontline of fighting COVID-19 cases in the country.

    Asia | 02 Apr 2020
  • Nepal: Health insurance scheme falls behind target because of poor delivery

    Nepal's national health insurance initiative is behind schedule due to the lack of efficient delivery and sharp dropout rates.

    Asia | 15 Oct 2019
  • Low lean mass among South Asians and susceptibility for type 2 diabetes

    South Asians, even those who move to other countries, are at a higher risk of diabetes than people of most other ethnicities. According to a study published recently in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, the reason for this is the relatively low lean mass of South Asians.

    Asia Risk | 24 Jul 2019
  • Seismological stress in the Himalayan region favours a 'big' earthquake

    The international workshop on climate change and extreme catastrophic events in the Himalayan region held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh from 18 to 20 April, 2019 discussed the effects of climate change, the melting of glaciers and increased frequency of extreme catastrophic events and atmospheric pollution in the Himalayan region.

    AIRPlus | 30 Apr 2019
  • From Nepal to the world

    Nepal Re, established in July 2015, is today exploring markets beyond its traditional South Asian safe zone.

    AIRPlus | 20 Feb 2019


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