Daman is a local health insurance company only available in the UAE for UAE residents. Daman was founded in 2005 and has quickly grown its membership to over 1 million members. Daman prides itself on an efficient customer service with around 30 multilingual customer service staff.

The insurer offers 24 hour access to medical authorizations in case you are not aware of what hospitals and physicians are in the network. It is important to get all medical treatment pre-approved in case it is not covered by Daman. With a 24 hour hotline, you can always call to obtain approval before receiving treatment to avoid heavy financial costs.

Daman has branches all over the UAE, making it convenient to get local customer support. They also boast a high membership card production facility that can produce more than 10,000 membership cards a day to expedite your enrollment process should you decide to buy a Daman health insurance policy.


In 2007, under the wise leadership of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces issued Resolution 83 of 2007 directing the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi (HAAD) to launch an initiative offering health insurance for UAE Nationals and those of similar status.

This initiative, named Thiqa, the Arabic word for “trust”, was to be delivered through a comprehensive network of partner providers.

The National Health Insurance Company – Daman was nominated to manage this prestigious program on behalf of the Government of Abu Dhabi.


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The medical insurance policy provides coverage at outpatient clinics as well as for admitted patients. Coverage at outpatient clinics includes: diagnostic test and treatment for rehabilitation after surgical operations only.


Their SHIFA medical insurance programs provide cover inside the UAE and Worldwide with the facility of direct billing to provide reassurance to you and your family. They have created a tiered medical insurance offering to simplify the process of selecting medical coverage and to ensure their customers have the level of insurance that best fulfills their needs. Their new, streamlined 4-tier system consists of Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Each tier comes with a clearly defined set of benefits.