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Star Health extends cover for child cancer survivors and siblings

Star Health extends cover for child cancer survivors and siblings

Star Health and Allied Insurance, in association with St Judes, today marked the completion of one year of providing cover to children who were diagnosed and treated for cancer, under the St. Judes programme called St. Judes for Life.  

Through this programme, the insurer aims to add an additional 500 children this year. Star Health also announced that it will soon be offering insurance to the siblings of children who survived cancer. The new policy which is being designed, would provide health and accident cover to these children. 

The initiative, initially founded in Memory of Mrs Rani Vicaji was launched a year ago on November 4, 2021, and covered 326 children from St. Judes across India. The scheme included 270 children under Health cover and all 326 children under Accident cover. Star Health will continue to remain committed to the policies that were issued last year to over 300 Judians (children of the childcare centre who survived cancer) said Dr S. Prakash, MD, Star Health and Allied Insurance Co. Ltd.