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Pandemic Briefing – Impact of COVID-19 on PHI

The COVID-19 Working Group have released the next Pandemic Briefing aimed to assist actuaries advising Private Health Insurers.

by Actuaries Institute

Posted 28 May 2020

Covid-19 Blog

COVID-19 and Mental Health

While the direct health implications of COVID-19 has been widely analysed and discussed, the more hidden and potentially more profound impact on mental health is often overlooked. This blog article discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, as well as some of the implications for life insurers.

by Abbey Huang

Posted 28 May 2020

Covid-19 Blog

Seasonality and population Vitamin D levels are parameters for COVID-19 models

In this article, Brent Walker brings to light seasonality and Vitamin D levels as factors to consider for COVID-19, particularly as Australia approaches its winter. 

by Brent Walker

Posted 28 May 2020

Climate Change Blog

Net-zero Emissions: What are Governments and Companies Doing?

Members of the Institute's Climate Change Working Group discuss what actions are being taken around the world and domestically to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

by Evelyn Yong , Michelle Dong and Alex Keywood

Posted 28 May 2020

Stories from Seclusion

We’re all in this together

This week's stories from seclusion article includes on-the-ground reports from all over the world. From New Zealand to Central America, we hear from Members about both their personal experiences and their country’s experiences with the coronavirus.

by Martin Mulcare

Posted 28 May 2020

Podcast

Alyssa Dai’s actuarial journey

Beneath the simple description of actuarial science – assessing, evaluating and managing financial risks – are a multiplying number of career choices available to today’s university students, as recent graduate Alyssa Dai tells Actuaries Institute student member Bob Shipway in this latest Institute podcast.

by Actuaries Institute

Posted 27 May 2020

Covid-19 Blog

COVID-19 Weekly Roundup 25 May 2020

In today's roundup, we take a look at global confirmed cases - now passed five million – and the several new cases in Australia that are mostly linked to known sources. There has also been some positive progress in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine and some new research linked to Vitamin D deficiency. 

by Kirsten Armstrong , Alex Stitt , Kirsty Hogan and Benita Pienaar

Posted 25 May 2020

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