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: September 15, 2014
UAE. Informa Middle East and the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, have joined forces to be the first providers of ATD's courses in the Middle East.
Posted: September 13, 2014
UAE. Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) brought together over 25 heads of universities and HR and training executives to discuss the next steps in achieving Dubai's vision of becoming the global capital of the Islamic economy.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. As part of the strategic plan to expand the Arab Health brand across the globe, the MEDLAB Series has now been launched in Dubai, Riyadh Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, and Singapore.
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. Healthcare industry in United Arab Emirates forecast to show significant growth potential.
Posted: September 4, 2014
UAE. The Ebola Crisis Fund, managed by the US philanthropic advisor Geneva Global, aims to mobilise US$1 million towards an initial six high impact interventions that will help stem the spread of the disease.
Posted: September 3, 2014
UAE. Pearson points to recent IMF conference to demonstrate importance of education in successfully diversifying Gulf economies.
Posted: September 3, 2014
BAHRAIN. "GLE will seek to continue on-going growth with strategic investments in The Test Factory's business and technology to offer a broader portfolio of assessment and analytical solutions for corporate and educational customers."
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. Karim Daoud, MD of Pearson's Middle East Hub says the commendable performance of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar in the 2014 Index is in part due to the commitment seen in these countries to embedding meaningful education reform.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. GCC countries to triple healthcare expenditure by 2018.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Transformation achieved in P2P practices led SEHA to significant savings and helped establish a basis for further enhancement and automation.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Employers worldwide step up investments in workers' wellness; 78% report strong priority to create a culture of health.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. "In theory, patients can be quickly identified and isolated, but under fragile healthcare systems, and failing infrastructure, protection is not that simple. But there are ways to rebuff it."
Posted: August 14, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Gulf nations should work together to "respond to any emergency situation" and organize "preventive and precautionary measures including travel bans and refusal of entry visas and work permits."
Posted: August 12, 2014
UAE. "The benefits of customer-funding are far more than just the freedom from heavy loans and interfering investors. Entrepreneurs must realise that their top priority - at least during the early days - is to find paying customers, not to raise capital."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. In the rental market, Cluttons expects affordability to remain central to the rental value growth equation, with rises likely to slow further in the coming months; Residential values in Dubai rise by 3.8%; 19% growth in Abu Dhabi residential capital values over the same period.
date:Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. The energy industry presents unique attributes that make it more vulnerable than others to cyber attack; Preventive security measures imperative to protect critical infrastructure.
date:Posted: September 14, 2014
UAE. Deloitte survey: "Brand loyalty is becoming more challenging for Middle East hoteliers in this market and meeting the needs of the various travel groupings is becoming vital in winning the loyalty battle."
UAE. In the rental market, Cluttons expects affordability to remain central to the rental value growth equation, with rises likely to slow further in the coming months; Residential values in Dubai rise by 3.8%; 19% growth in Abu Dhabi residential capital values over the same period.
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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