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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: July 29, 2015
UAE. Fleet of buggies in Dubai and Sharjah carry patients and visitors from the car park to their hospital appointments or reception.
Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Award recognizes lifetime achievements in research.
Posted: July 28, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Too often, we see the future as we see the past - through the distorted lens of the present; But whatever the time, direction or dimension we are operating in when forecasting geopolitical events, we must simultaneously exist in the past, present and the future to prepare for a world that we have yet to know.
Posted: July 28, 2015
UAE. Innovation a key feature of business plans submitted at this year's Dunia Young Business Leaders Program; Students required to come up with a commercial concept and develop a complete business plan to prove its overall robustness.
Posted: July 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Experimental use of the Panasonic autonomous delivery robots, HOSPI, began in February 2015; The four HOSPI at CGH are able to deliver fragile and bulky medicine, medical specimens and patients' case notes 24/7, easing manpower constraints.
Posted: July 22, 2015
UAE. New processes to make medical travel easier and more cost effective; Medical tourism in Dubai is growing at 10-15% per year and has a long-term goal of attracting 500,000 per year by 2020.
Posted: July 9, 2015
UAE. The Greek PM opted for a referendum because his left-wing MPs didn't want to pass the measures. He preferred stunning and alienating his creditors to confronting his party.
Posted: July 7, 2015
QATAR. 25% of all HEC graduates are now entrepreneurs, up from 9% ten years ago.
Posted: July 7, 2015
UAE. Organisations to collaborate on how innovation can help the world's most marginalised children.
Posted: July 6, 2015
UAE. Business doesn't predict a plunge, London Business School survey finds; Only 3% of those surveyed expect an annual decline larger than 20%; Over a third cited a strong economic outlook.
Posted: July 2, 2015
LEBANON. World's largest education company providing new vocational programmes and educator training.
Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. Emaar Properties Chairman to share his real estate knowledge with international faculty to develop senior managerial talent in the real estate sector.
Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
Posted: June 30, 2015
UAE. The best thing governments can do to help entrepreneurs in the Middle East is to encourage professional development through education and apprenticeships, rather than through hiring quotas.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "We can forecast with certainty the fears of a global market panic extending far beyond the strength or weakness of China's equity markets," says Gerald Celente.
date:Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "If the customer is not the key focus in all activities, whether it is improvements in delivery times or query resolution processes, efforts are wasted."
date:Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. New research from PwC projects that traditional assets under management (AuM) in 12 markets across Africa will rise to around US$1,098 billion by 2020, from a 2008 total of US$293 billion.
INTERNATIONAL. New research from PwC projects that traditional assets under management (AuM) in 12 markets across Africa will rise to around US$1,098 billion by 2020, from a 2008 total of US$293 billion.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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