Haute Autorité de Santé – Seasonal flu: when to start the vaccination campaign?

Influenza vaccination in mainland France and in the overseas departments-regions (Martinique, Guadeloupe, Guyana) generally starts in mid-October. In Mayotte, since the 2020-2021 season, the vaccination campaign has been modeled on this calendar for the northern hemisphere, but with a slightly earlier initiation, ideally in September, as soon as influenza vaccines are made available. Last year, … Read more

Obesity drug most likely in basic package | 1Limburg

Mysimba is a drug that thousands of overweight people use. Patients still pay for this medicine themselves, but it will most likely be included in the basic health insurance package from the summer. The drug causes appetite to decrease. Hundred euros per monthVivianne Tillie from Maastricht has been using the medicine for several months. It … Read more

VIG raises dividend, new member on the supervisory board

May 23, 2022 – The Annual General Meeting resolved a dividend of EUR 1.25 per share and elected a new member to the Supervisory Board: András Kozma succeeds Georg Riedl, who resigned from the Supervisory Board at the end of this year’s Annual General Meeting. VIG raises dividend to EUR 1.25 (Image: VIG/Robert Newald). On … Read more

Uniqa: Premium growth in the first quarter

May 20, 2022 – The Group was able to increase its premium volume in all three lines, compared to the first quarter of 2021 by a total of 4.3 percent to 1.86 billion euros. Insurance benefits increased by 3.8 percent to 1.06 billion euros, the combined ratio after reinsurance from 90.9 to 92.8 percent. The … Read more

Swiss Life Select is planning a change in management

May 18, 2022 – Co-Managing Director Joachim Seebacher is leaving the company at the end of July. Clarissa Schuster is to succeed him as Chief Market Officer. Clarissa Schuster(Bild: Swiss Life Select) Die Swiss Life Select Austria GmbH wants to remodel their executive floor. As the financial services company announced on Tuesday, Clarissa Schuster is … Read more

Health plan sector surpasses 49 million users | Economy

Sophia Bernardes Health insurance sector exceeds 49 million users The number of health plan users in the country exceeded 49 million in March, the highest since January 2016, according to data from the National Supplementary Health Agency (ANS). The sector has recorded consecutive increases in beneficiaries since July 2020. between not Brasil Econômico channel on … Read more

VIG wraps up Aegon deal in Hungary

March 24, 2022 – The takeover of Aegon companies in several countries by VIG stalled in 2021: In Hungary, stumbling blocks had to be cleared. Apparently that has now happened. As VIG reports, the acquisition in Hungary is dry. The participation of the Hungarian state holding Corvinus should then take place on Friday of this … Read more

Allianz 2021 resilient despite challenges

March 24, 2022 – Last year, Allianz recorded the worst storm damage in almost 20 years. Together with other major losses, this has led to a deterioration in the combined ratio. While premium income increased by four percent and the operating result by nine percent, the underwriting result and EGT declined. CEO Remi Vrignaud(Image: Allianz/Foto … Read more

Nürnberger expands fund range for unit-linked

23.3.2022 the Nürnberger Versicherung AG Austria has integrated three new investment funds into its range of sustainable fund products for unit-linked life insurance. The aim is to meet “the increased demand for sustainable investment options”, says product manager Michael Lacchini. The three new funds are “an integral part of our range of products from now … Read more

Haute Autorité de Santé – Covid-19: identifying and managing prolonged symptoms in children and adolescents

Children infected with SARS-CoV-2 are mostly asymptomatic or develop a mild form of the disease. Nevertheless, and even if their frequency is lower than in adults, symptoms of Covid-19 several weeks after infection have been described in adolescents and more rarely in children (with a frequency of 2 to 5% in studies with a control … Read more