ITIJ Top stories: 19 October 2018

Here is a round-up of the latest news from ITIJ over the past 7 days to keep you up to date with developments affecting the global travel and health insurance industry.

AIA Singapore has become the first insurer to make use of humanoid robots in customer service roles; insurtech Blink has partnered with Blue Cross Canassurance to offer real-time flight delay travel insurance in Canada; Drum Cussac has released its 2019 Country Risk Map, showing which countries are the most and least dangerous; Crawford & Company has developed a service solution to address the potential risks that Canada’s recent legalisation of cannabis could pose; and following a high-level emergency meeting convened by the World Health Organization, it has been decided that the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the DRC will not be classified as a global emergency.

For more on these stories, read the articles here:

Ebola in DRC not a global emergency

Tackling cannabis risk in Canada

Blink partners with Blue Cross in Canada

AIA Singapore introduces robot staff

The riskiest countries in the world

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