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  1. sigma 6/2018: Mortality improvement: understanding the past and framing the future

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    A number of risk factors, which can be classified as either biomedical, behavioural or socio-economic, have a significant impact on mortality. The latest edition of sigma examines developments in mortality improvement and whether the recent signs that mort

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  2. Expert Forum on diabetes: Genetics, nutrition and the future of diabetes management

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    Summary Diabetes prevalence being on the rise globally, we expect a growing impact of the disease on re/insurance portfolios throughout different lines of business. Whereas type 2 diabetes is significantly driven by genetics, there are many behavioural fac

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  3. Wearables and health apps: Moving from promises to solutions

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    Watch the summary of the conference for key insights. Life and health insurers are expecting the data generated by wearables and health apps to become a major input into their strategies of engagement and health improvement with their customers. Solutions

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  4. Expert Forum on Genomic Medicine

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    Monday, 22 October 2018 18.00 Networking reception and dinner for speakers at the Centre for Global Dialogue Tuesday, 23 October 2018 Event moderation: Séverine Rion Logean, Life & Health R&D Manager, Swiss Re 08.00 Welcome coffee 08.30 Welcome and introdu

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  5. Insurance medicine summit 2017

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    Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12.00 Lunch buffet 13.00 ECG challenges: Learnings, discussions and case reviews Chair: Monica Wilson, Chief Medical Officer, Swiss Re 16.30 End of course Coffee break and networking 18.00 Welcome address and opening remarks Joh

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  6. Expert Forum on Cancer Diagnostics

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    Sunday, 6 November 2016 18.30 Welcome dinner at Hotel Belvoir in Rüschlikon Monday, 7 November 2016 Event moderation: Christoph Nabholz, Head R&D Life&Health, Swiss Re 08.00 Welcome coffee 08.30 Welcome and introduction Russell Higginbotham, Head Life & He

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  7. Next Generation Insurance Customer: Solutions for an ageing society

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    Global ageing is going to change the social structure and expectations as people work longer, face greater risks of disease and require more care. How we identify and address the needs of the elderly is a key concern for citizens, governments and the finan

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  8. Swiss Re Institute symposium Boston - The impact of technology on the risk and insurance landscape

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    It took decades for humans to unleash the potential of the electricity in the first machine age. Initially, electrical engines were simply substituted for steam ones, with no understanding of the advantages that the new technology afforded. In the first wa

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  9. 14th CRO Assembly: Health Focus – The curse of plenty – Increasing longevity, rising chronic disease and our health prognosis

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    The headline of the CRO Assembly was Health Focus; and the byline 'The curse of plenty'. As a society, we have made great strides in producing enough to eat; in understanding illness; and in living longer. However, none of those gains have been made withou

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