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03 April 2019

In Nigeria, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has warned that there are fake meningitis vaccines circulating.

Facial recognition technology
02 April 2019

Airports around the world are investing in technology such as biometrics in order to simplify the customer journey.

India on a globe
02 April 2019

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has modified its advisory against travelling to India due to Zika from ‘ongoing outbreak’ to ‘current or past transmission but no current outbreak’.

Man carrying a suitcase
02 April 2019

Health insurer AXA – Global Healthcare has launched a new ‘Foundation’ cover level that provides fundamental medical cover for expats and travellers of all ages while abroad.

UK outline
02 April 2019

It’s time to talk about Brexit again, but in this instance there’s a little light at the end of the tunnel. French insurer La Parisienne Assurances (LPA), which provides travel, property and casualty and other insurance services, is looking to ensure it can continue providing underwriting services to the UK, even after the country leaves the European Union.

US flag and gavel
02 April 2019

Matt Bevin, Governor of the US state of Kentucky, has signed into legislation a new law that, it is hoped, will boost the state’s position as a hub of innovation for insurtech.

01 April 2019

In the April issue of ITIJ, we delve into the growing world of microinsurance, looking at how technology and dramatic shifts in how consumers want to access insurance are leading to the increased availability of small, inexpensive, digital cover options for people on the go.

Chemical hazard
01 April 2019

In the UK, airlines are facing legal action over the reported exposure of pilots to toxic air.

Vintage taxis on street against historic buildings in Havana, Cuba
01 April 2019

This November, Cuba’s capital city Havana will celebrate its 500th birthday – and considering the recent decline in inbound travellers that Cuba has experienced in recent years, Allianz Global Assistance believes that this will present the perfect opportunity to boost the country’s travel trade.

Greek flag flapping about in the wind
01 April 2019

Medical data informatics company Clinerion, which works to improve efficiency in patient search and identification, has announced that it will be expanding treatment options for patients in Greece and Cyprus through a partnership with Sigmasoft.