The Ivory Coast insurance sector generated more than FCFA88bn ($148m) in revenue in the first half of the year, according to data from the General Directorate of the Treasury.
French online insurance broker Baloon has started to offer medical insurance, moving on from motor business.
Bahrain's National Health Insurance Scheme (Sehati) will be presented to the government in mid-2020 and implemented in the second half of next year at the earliest.
China's insurance sector posted strong profit growth in the first three quarters due to improved operations and government tax reductions, according to a report by Xinhua News Agency.
The net profits of life insurers in South Korea are declining and those of non-life insurers have worsened as well against a backdrop of low economic growth, low interest rates and an ageing population.
"Your production gets you to MDRT, but it is the volunteering that will get MDRT into you." That's what Laura Hoi, MDRT MCC Zone Chair recalled about meeting a MDRT Past-President at an Annual Meeting.
The Ministry of Health is coordinating with the Dhaman Hospitals Company to implement the government-run health insurance scheme next year.
The CBIRC has issued its revised health insurance regulation that for the first time provides for health management services.
Health insurance premiums in China will grow by 14% annually over the next 10 years, and China's share of global health premiums will rise from less than 2% today to 4.2% in 2029, forecasts Swiss Re Institute (SRI) in a sigma report released earlier this week.
More granular segmentation of the mid-end private medical insurance (PMI) market is expected in China in the short- to medium term, notes Swiss Re Institute (SRI) in a new sigma report.