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: November 27, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Pearson working with Tatweer to deliver training to 500 Master Educators.
Posted: November 27, 2014
UAE. Launch accompanied by release of "Akyumen Falcon," the world's first patented projector educational tablet.
Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. Aspiring entrepreneurs at London Business School can now benefit from a new mentoring scheme launched in Dubai following a successful 18-month run with the School's MBA students in London.
Posted: November 25, 2014
UAE. First-of-its-kind campus to be set up within Dubai Investments Park.
Posted: November 24, 2014
UAE. Arab Health exhibition to showcase increased participation from UAE healthcare entities.
Posted: November 22, 2014
UAE. ICT spending in the Middle East would top US$96 billion by the end of the year, with education being one of the top three sectors driving the industry's growth.
Posted: November 22, 2014
UAE. DuBiotech has conducted a high level event focused on the challenges of stimulating the biotechnology industry in the UAE.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Regional healthcare companies and international clients are meeting over a two-day conference at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare city.
Posted: November 19, 2014
UAE. Survey of 835 INSEAD alumni highlights appeal of UAE to new generation of top global business talent in terms of professional and private life; Dubai ranks first in economic dynamism, third in overall attractiveness, and fourth in quality of life and cost of living.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. Millennials value personal development and work-life balance over money and status. However, they are still ambitious and believe in their own ability to steer their career.
Posted: November 18, 2014
UAE. The Meera Kaul Foundation, is hosting its annual event Women in STEM 2015 - Annual Conference, Awards and Hackathon to be held in Dubai.
Posted: November 17, 2014
UAE. 21st Century skills, vocational qualifications and English language critical to region's workforce development, says Pearson.
Posted: November 14, 2014
OMAN. A key element in food security, agrobiodiversity has become an issue of increasing international concern in recent years, as a rapidly growing world population has already begun to impact on food demand.
Posted: November 14, 2014
UAE. The investment will be channeled through the company's two business verticals, KEF Infra and KEF Health.
Posted: November 13, 2014
UAE. New world class think tank for the creation and dissemination of credible and timely information on emerging economies now established in Singapore.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 26, 2014
UAE. "In the final months of 2014, we expect further increases in occupancy rates, with the pleasant weather attracting more tourists, alongside the seasonal increase in events and conferences."
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. In the end, it is unlikely that the territorial Islamic State can survive. The truth is that Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia are all waiting for the U.S. to solve the problem with air power and a few ground forces. These actions will not destroy IS, but they will break the group's territorial coherence.
date:Posted: November 25, 2014
BAHRAIN. The "increasingly deregulated and competitive economic environment is facilitating rapid growth in business development within the private sector."
UAE. An advisory body to the UAE government has suggested that the central bank review the country's currency peg to the U.S. dollar, but local bankers said any change to the peg remained very unlikely for the foreseeable future.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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