Healthcare & Education

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Posted: 28-07-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Rising health care costs, coupled with the current state of the economy, have prompted many consumers across the globe to delay care, alter household spending and worry about their ability to pay for future health care costs according to the 4th annual Deloitte Center for Health Solutions “2011 Survey of Health Care Consumers.” “We have been examining consumers’ interactions with the health care system since 2008. A new trend has emerged this year suggesting that economic uncertainty has clearly altered spending habits with many consumers reporting an impact
Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. Software spending will have the largest growth by 11.2% over last year to reach US$438 million in 2016; Internal services will grow 4.3% - a U$519 million market.
Posted: June 22, 2016
UAE. A new generation of young, highly motivated and mostly well-educated men and women is ready to take over leadership of their family businesses, according to new Deloitte report.
Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Combined with a shift to preventing ill-health through wellness, design could take healthcare out of the hospital with transformative effects.
Posted: June 20, 2016
QATAR. eduTechnoz and Libraries Without Borders decided to work together after their representatives met within the framework of the WISE Accelerator.
Posted: June 8, 2016
UAE. Three young Arab entrepreneurs launched their startup's first EUR 100,000 crowdfunding campaign to bring quality education to millions of students, teachers and parents.
Posted: June 1, 2016
UAE. Tech driving new ways of accessing and delivering healthcare; People are taking more responsibility for their individual health and wellbeing; Traditional providers of healthcare should consider whether this means that they could be replaced by new entrants into the market.
Posted: June 1, 2016
UAE. Joint venture between youngsters from the MENA region to leverage education through ICT.
Posted: May 25, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. recoveriX uses state-of-the-art neurotechnology; Virtual Reality shows the movement on the screen, which generates visual feedback in real-time.
Posted: May 20, 2016
JORDAN. Partnership will provide an innovative "off-grid" power and connectivity solution to improve the quality of education in the Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.
Posted: May 19, 2016
UAE. GenoME to be held on 31 October after its successful launch in Saudi Arabia earlier in May; Conference aims to to shape the future of personalized medicine.
Posted: May 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Announces a significant donation to the Bloomsbury Research Institute; will help accelerate the development of new treatments, vaccines and diagnostics for major global killers.
Posted: May 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The days when an academic position gave your expertise any kind of advantage over those of a think tank or economist have long gone - if they ever existed.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. The Mowgli Foundation has published a report that highlights the need for entrepreneurship ecosystems and funders alike to focus on and invest more in the development of human capital.
Posted: May 12, 2016
UAE. Introduces innovative AMIN21k "dietary liposuction" treatment protocol that induces fat loss through oral amino acid based products.
Posted: May 10, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Technology partner aims to be a global manufacturer of satellite equipment.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Markets participants are on edge and with many questions unanswered post the Brexit victory adding to the uncertainty, investor risk appetite has diminished.
date:Posted: June 27, 2016
UAE. Global mobile usage intensifies, fueled by increased device penetration. Smartphone and tablet penetration are all increasing, with wearables experiencing the highest growth rate with roughly 10 percent global penetration - nearly doubling ownership rates from last year.
date:Posted: June 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
UAE. Global mobile usage intensifies, fueled by increased device penetration. Smartphone and tablet penetration are all increasing, with wearables experiencing the highest growth rate with roughly 10 percent global penetration - nearly doubling ownership rates from last year.
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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