The partnership, which marks APRIL International’s expansion into the Middle East, will see the group build on SALAMA’s decades of expertise to provide UAE citizens and expatriates with a seamless international health insurance experience.
The APRIL Group, France’s leading insurance provider, and SALAMA, the UAE's largest Takaful solutions provider, have announced a new partnership to bring innovative international health insurance solutions to UAE consumers.
With this partnership, which marks APRIL International's expansion into the Middle East, the group will build on SALAMA's decades of expertise to provide seamless international health insurance to UAE citizens and expatriates. The collaboration complements SALAMA's digital offering and brings APRIL International’s tools, including the award-winning Easy Claim application, third-party payment services and 24/7 customer assistance platforms to the UAE market. Distributed by SALAMA with the support of APRIL International’s teams, these solutions will support policyholders both in the UAE and during their stay abroad.
Romain di Meglio, CEO of APRIL International Asia and Middle East said:
"We are delighted to partner with SALAMA, the leading Takaful player in the region and a name synonymous with trust. Through this partnership, we aim to bring new, fully compliant international health insurance solutions to UAE consumers. The solutions developed with SALAMA rely on the full range of our recognised digital services direct billing access to one of the widest networks in the GCC and the full support from our medical experts."
Fahim Al Shehhi, CEO of SALAMA said:
"We are pleased to partner with APRIL International to offer more flexible and personalised international health insurance coverage to our clients. SALAMA is constantly striving to provide the most customer-centric digitalized takaful solutions in the region, and our collaboration with APRIL International is in line with our mission to provide access to reliable health insurance solutions anywhere in the world by partnering with global organisations that share our vision."