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Anglo Arabian Healthcare Announce Partnership with AXA ICAS International

Leading the way to greater employee healthcare benefits across the UAE

 
PRLog - Jan. 27, 2014 - DUBAI HEALTHCARE CITY, UAE -- 27th January 2014, Dubai: Anglo Arabian Healthcare (http://www.zawya.com/middle-east/company/profile/12580154/Anglo_Arabian_Healthcare/) today announced that they have entered into an official partnership with ICAS (Part of the global AXA group) to offer employee wellbeing healthcare programs throughout the Middle East.

ICAS has been operating since 1987 and is one of the world's leading providers of employee assistance programs (EAP), wellbeing services, occupational health and critical incident support. Globally, ICAS has partner offices in over 50 countries and an established international support network that serves over 2,000 companies worldwide. Over four million employees and family members are already supported by employee wellness services and the partnership with Anglo Arabian Healthcare (http://www.zawya.com/middle-east/company/profile/12580154/Anglo_Arabian_Healthcare/)(AAH) will ensure that employers in the region are able to access these specialized healthcare services.

Mark Adams, CEO of Anglo Arabian Healthcare (http://www.zawya.com/middle-east/company/profile/12580154...) said "It is a great privilege that ICAS have chosen to join hands with Anglo Arabian Healthcare in order that we can expand a wide range of medical support services to existing and future clients. In the UAE, there is increasing demand for onsite medicals, screening with the remote management of clinics and mobile health units. Our partnership with ICAS will now allow us to develop these services for over 800 plus corporate clients in the UAE. I am delighted to welcome Paul Firth as our Director of Occupational Health and am positive that our partnership will ensure that we remain the market leader in the region".

The benefits to employers investing in employee wellness services are numerous and can positively impact an organization's bottom-line as healthy and happy employees directly translate into greater productivity, less absenteeism and reduced healthcare costs.

Mitigating the risk of employee sickness, stress, additions and injury through screening and preventative education could enable companies to cut health care costs by about $650 (Dh2,387.45) or 18 per cent per average working-age adult, according to a study in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Mental health issues now cited as the largest cause of long-term absence in the work place.

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About Anglo Arabian Healthcare
Anglo Arabian Healthcare is the fastest growing, truly integrated healthcare provider in the UAE. With an ambitious and innovative growth strategy for clinics, hospitals and tertiary care centers underpinned by world class diagnostics, with the intention to become one of the largest, most clinically respected healthcare providers for the people of the UAE.

Established in early 2012 and based in Dubai Healthcare City, the AAH portfolio currently consists of 16 healthcare assets located across the UAE that currently include two hospitals, clinics, diagnostics, laboratories and a network of pharmacies.

The Anglo Arabian Healthcare group is majority owned by Abu Dhabi-listed investment company, Waha Capital and is led by AAH's Founder and CEO, Mark Adams.

For more information, please visit www.angloarabian-healthcare.com

About ICAS
ICAS International is a leading provider of global employee wellbeing services, occupational health and critical incident support. Through our network of ICAS and partner offices, globally we cover over 50 countries, spanning six continents and support 2000 companies with over 2 million employees, worldwide.

Since 1987, we have gained vast experience in developing rigorous clinical practices and procedures that work across different countries and cultures, around the world.

The AXA global group
AXA is a world leader in financial protection and wealth management, with major operations in Western Europe, North America and the Asia/Pacific area.

For further information please visit www.icasworld.com

Media Contact
Julie Adams - Marketing Director
+971 552850710
***@angloarabian-healthcare.com

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Source:Anglo Arabian Healthcare
City/Town:Dubai Healthcare City - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Industry:Education, Health
Tags:occupational health, employee wellness, Healthcare, employee screening, employee support
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