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World Humanitarian Day

17 August 2017

On World Humanitarian Day, Cigna honours volunteers worldwide who help people in need. Did you know there’s a strong link between volunteering & health?

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Stress is a working reality

3 AUGUST 2017

45% of working days lost are due to stress, anxiety or depression, an average of 23.9 days per employee. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are three easy-to-implement ideas, inspired by recent research.

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preventing stress in remote or hostile environments

20 JULY 2017

Thanks to her broad experience, Allison Male, psychologist and victim counsellor, is extremely well-placed to testify on the mental health issues staff on foreign assignment can be exposed to. She helps us understand the different types of stress and how to prevent them.

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Facilitating Knowledge Exchange

6 JULY 2017

Sharing knowledge is key to achieve our mission - helping the people we serve improve their health, wellbeing and sense of security. That's why we organised two events to share knowledge in June.

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International day of yoga

20 JUNE 2017

Yoga is a 5,000-year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice. Find out more about it in time for the International Day of Yoga on 21st June!

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Your blood can save lives

13 JUNE 2017

On 14th June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day. Why are blood donations so important? And how did Cigna support the initiative?

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Aid for Aid Workers

8 June 2017

Emergency situations and hostile environments can be an everyday experience for IGO and NGO workers. And aid workers are becoming increasingly concerned about whether their employers are providing adequate duty of care.

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Are employers providing adequate duty of care to the globally mobile?

1 JUNE 2017

Duty of care improves trust, engagement, productivity and long-term commitment. What is it exactly and are organisations succeeding in providing it? Learn more.

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Challenges and new opportunities for NGOs

18 MAY 2017

Katja Habets, Senior Account Manager NGO Health Benefits, explains her role and what she sees as the main challenges and opportunities for NGOs.

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International Day of Families

11 MAY 2017

15th May is the International Day of Families. Did you know early interactions with parents & caregivers jumpstarts brain development & learning in children? We'd also like to take this apportunity to thank the Cigna volunteers who helped build homes for three families in Thailand.

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Why is it called non-medical insurance?

4 May 2017

The term ‘non-medical insurance’ has very little to do with the areas of health care it covers. It can be a bit confusing, so read on to learn more.

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Providing Duty of Care for Staff With a disability

27 APRIL 2017

Tom van Herwijnen, Manager Health, Safety & Security for CBM International (the world’s leading disability and development organisation) explains the aspects of Duty of Care for staff with a disability.

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Go Green for World Earth Day

20 APRIL 2017

World Earth Day is a globally recognised awareness day with events celebrated worldwide each year to show support for environmental protection. Cigna is happy to join the cause and help raise awareness for the impact our daily choices have on our planet. 

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Our dedicated Health & Wellbeing approach

13 April 2017

Livia Mensah, Cigna’s Health & Wellbeing Coordinator, gives us a peek into her role and how she can help organisations create a sustainable culture of health.

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Focus on Depression

6 April 2017

350 million people around the world suffer from depression. And depression-related suicide is now the 2nd leading cause of death for young people. That’s why we're joining the World Health Organization to raise awareness and support for the millions of people around the world living with this illness. 

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Innovation and rethinking the claiming experience

30 MARCH 2017

Meet Mathieu, Cigna's new Innovation Manager. He fills us in on his new role and the innovations Cigna has in store for 2017.

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World tuberculosis day: 24 March

23 MARCH 2017

On 24th March, the World Health Organization (WHO) raises awareness about the burden of tuberculosis worldwide as well the progress made towards its cure. Read on for more information on the disease.

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Fighting fraud with our 360° approach

16 march 2017

The detection, prevention and investigation of fraud, waste and abuse is vital in order to keep a medical plan viable. We sat down with Mohamed Oulhadj, Head of the Fraud Investigation Unit, to discuss the evolution of health care fraud detection.

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DUTY of care - Legal or moral?

9 march 2017

Most organisations understand they have a legal duty of care towards their employees. But what does this really mean? And why do we talk about a moral duty of care?

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WORLD NGO DAY

27 FEBRUARY 2017

On World NGO Day we'd like to take the opportunity to thank NGOs around the world for their work and positive impact on society. 

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The four dimensions of hEALTH

16 FEBRUARY 2017

How can you create a sustainable culture of health? The first and most important part is knowing how healthy your employees are.

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PREVENTING AND TREATING BACK PAIN

16 FEBRUARY 2017

Most of us will have a minor back problem at one time or another. Here are some tips and tricks to prevent pain and care for your back.

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CIGNA COMMENTS ON DISTRICT COURT DECISION TO ENJOIN THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION WITH ANTHEM

10 February 2017

On February 8, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued an order enjoining the proposed merger between Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) and Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM). Cigna intends to carefully review the opinion and evaluate its options in accordance with the merger agreement. Cigna remains focused on helping to improve health care by delivering value to our customers and clients and expanding our business around the world.


HAND IN HAND AGAINST FRAUD

9 February 2017

Fraud prevention is key when it comes to protecting a medical health plan. It can have a significant financial impact on organisations. Find out about our anti-fraud policy and actions.

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LOOKING FOR A PERSONAL APPROACH?

2 February 2017

Our clinical case managers can help your employees with a chronic condition. They can provide support and answer their health-related questions.

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The Local approach in Switzerland
26 JANUARY 2017

How important is it to take a local approach? We ask Inge Trompet, our Local Representative in Switzerland.

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Duty of care roadshow

19 January 2017

Duty of Care is a moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others. In 2016 we initiated a Roadshow on this important topic.

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Modern stress and our old brain
12 January 2017

Our brain is our most valuable asset, and yet most of us don’t know anything about the way it works. Read on to find out how to best care for your reflective brain, the origin of all creative ideas.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

15 DECEMBER 2016

With this video we'd like to wish all our partners, clients and members a healthy and happy New Year.

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WHAT IS ACTIVE CASE MANAGEMENT?

8 December 2016

Find out what active case management means at Cigna and read about a day in the life of Hellen Gatwiri Kiburi, our case manager in Nairobi.

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WORLD AIDS DAY

1 DECEMBER 2016

Today is World AIDS Day so we’d like to take this chance to help you to better understand the disease.

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Taking wellness to the workplace

17 november 2016

Organisations that actively promote health and well-being are two and a half times more likely to be a best in class performer. Paul Debrabandere is here to present the tools that will get your wellness strategy going and how you can measure the impact of your investments in health and well-being.

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Cigna's corporate social responsability

27 October 2016

The Cigna team is proud to serve as a catalyst for change in the more than 30 countries in which we operate. Here are some of our efforts and accomplishments in 2015.

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Duty of Care - Legal or Moral?

What does a legal duty of care really mean? And why do we talk about a moral duty of care?

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