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: October 28, 2014
UAE. Globalpharma to have access to Sanofi's expertise and technology.
Posted: October 28, 2014
UAE. Inaugural exhibition to feature local and international contemporary art.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Education experts from Pearson have welcomed the UAE Government's plans to promote innovation across the Emirates' schools and universities.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Education Investment MENA conference in Dubai highlights opportunities for educators, entrepreneurs, investors and education businesses.
Posted: October 24, 2014
UAE. The private healthcare-focused firm has made four investments in the UAE since 2009 through its US$120 million fund to provide specialised services in collaboration with western partners.
Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. Nature-starved offices affect health of EMEA office employees; 42% have no natural light in their working environment, 55% don't have access to any greenery.
Posted: October 21, 2014
UAE. INSEAD hosted the 2014 Global Business Leaders Conference in Abu Dhabi to drive debate so as to nurture leaders and entrepreneurs who create tangible, long-lasting value.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Amanat Holdings, the Dubai startup that's selling shares to the public this month, plans to spend about 1.75 billion dirhams buying stakes in three to six healthcare and education companies.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The prevailing aspiration of any business is performance, while that of society is progress. Global Business Leaders Conference, held by INSEAD, explores how these objectives can work together.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government and SAP bring global Smart Government experts on Smart Government initiatives.
Posted: October 14, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The pharma industry has grown from US$3-US$4 billion from 2008-2013; Healthcare budget as a percentage of GDP has increased from 3.4% to 4.9% over the same period; Physical penetration of international players and gradual shift towards low-cost genetics changing landscape.
Posted: October 10, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Yousafzai, aged 17, becomes the youngest Nobel Prize winner by far; Winners were picked for their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education.
Posted: October 9, 2014
UAE. Over six in ten Middle Eastern IT exam candidates who responded to the survey said the qualification they gained had a positive impact on their professional image or reputation.
Posted: October 8, 2014
UAE. Three-day interactive workshop teaches lawyers and non-lawyers practical techniques of handling international arbitration cases.
Posted: October 8, 2014
UAE. IT strategy is the most crucial skill gap within the tech sector; 80% reported customer analytics and data mining as the top skills in demand in the telecom sector.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 29, 2014
UAE. Total wealth in the GCC stood at US$ 1.7 tillion in 2014, up 4.75% from 2013; Total wealth in Saudi Arabia and UAE grew by 5%; Global household wealth up 8.3% to US$263 trillion, driven by the US and Europe, according to Credit Suisse Research Institute.
date:Posted: October 29, 2014
UAE. Significant increase in inflows of private capital into UAE in 2014; UAE seen as hub between Africa and Asia; Political stability remains a major factor driving flows; UAE clear winner in the region, as other GCC countries see net outflows of private capital.
date:Posted: October 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Foreign policy is what a president wishes would happen; foreign affairs are what actually happen; the problem that Obama has, which has crippled his foreign policy, is that his principles have not been defined with enough rigor to provide definitive guidance in a crisis.
UAE. Total wealth in the GCC stood at US$ 1.7 tillion in 2014, up 4.75% from 2013; Total wealth in Saudi Arabia and UAE grew by 5%; Global household wealth up 8.3% to US$263 trillion, driven by the US and Europe, according to Credit Suisse Research Institute.
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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