Sharjah / Emirates Business
The health insurance department of Sharjah Health Authority (SHA) conducted an exhaustive training session for all the human resource and finance heads of various departments to further educate them on health insurance policies. The authority has already streamlined the health insurance policies of over 57,200 government employees including their dependents.
Under the directive of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, in 2012, Sharjah Health Authority (SHA) was entrusted with the task of restructuring the health insurance policies of various Sharjah Government departments. SHA was to act as a facilitator to negotiate for a unified cover for all members at a better price and more benefits by forming a dedicated Health Insurance Department.
The workshop comprised of a presentation by representatives from SHA including Mrs. Amel Al Qatari – Head of Health Insurance Department who touched upon various topics which included health insurance system for the Sharjah Government employees. The questions were addressed by the Mrs. Amel and the insurance company representatives.
“The training reflects the authority’s efforts to educate government employees of Sharjah on best health-care insurance practices and standards,” said Amel.