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: July 28, 2014
UAE. For every dirham spent, four dirhams could be gained on reduced absenteeism and increased productivity.
Posted: July 24, 2014
UAE. There is evidence of a more litigious approach developing in the area of medical malpractice. Damages awards which have historically been low, are now on an upwards trend.
Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. The human factor drives the innovative capacity; The GII 2014 surveys 143 economies around the world, using 81 indicators-to gauge both their innovation capabilities and measurable results.
Posted: July 17, 2014
UAE. Led by Dr. Sanjay Sarma, the course aims to give participants the opportunity to heighten their understanding of key technology trends applicable to the business world.
Posted: July 16, 2014
A UAE Space Agency will be set up to supervise the mission and develop a space technology industry in the country, a government statement said.
Posted: July 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Although the number of private healthcare providers has increased significantly, they still represent just a third of total hospitals in KSA.
Posted: July 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal created exclusively for Arab audiences will deliver vocational & employability skills to women, youth, persons with disabilities and citizens in rural communities.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Investment will help EKI achieve its ambitious growth plans at an exciting time for the GCC' emerging education sector.
Posted: July 14, 2014
TUNISIA. Abraaj brings significant pan-regional healthcare experience and a growing investment track record in Tunisia; Investment will increase patient capacity and add new services.
Posted: July 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The company has offered on-the-job training opportunities to five Saudi women engineers who will be trained across diverse businesses of the company in the Kingdom
Posted: July 9, 2014
LEBANON. Event held in partnership with the Economic and Capital Markets Research Center (ECMRC) of the University of Balamand.
Posted: July 8, 2014
UAE. The QS Global Business Schools Report ranking was based on the demands of international employers for MBA graduates.
Posted: July 8, 2014
UAE. Leading learning company launches the "Global Scale of English"; GSE set to transform how English is assessed, taught and scored in the Arab region, and around the world.
Posted: July 8, 2014
UAE. "Out of office" will soon be normal for at least 50% of the workforce, said executives, entrepreneurs and business academics at London Business School's Global Leadership Summit.
Posted: July 4, 2014
UAE. New book by Professors Karan Girotra and Serguei Netessine provides a transformative framework to spur strategic growth and disrupt industries.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2014
KUWAIT. US$35.1 billioln of new sukuks issued during 2Q14; GCC primary market account for 26.7% market share or US$17.7 billion of the total global new sukuk issuances in 1H14.
date:Posted: July 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Janet Yellen is very different from any of her predecessors. She is likely the most dovish and politically leftist Fed Chair in the Central Bank's history; She sees the Fed's mission as a tool to promote progressive social policy.
date:Posted: July 28, 2014
QATAR. The potential in Indonesia is enormous and more rapid growth could generate opportunities for a number of foreign companies, says QNB Group report.
INTERNATIONAL. Another sign of deteriorating relations between the United States and Russia; The Cold War treaty, ratified in 1988, was designed to eliminate ground-launched cruise missiles with ranges of 500 to 5,500 km.
INTERNATIONAL. The future will be decided in a race between global advances in demand for resources, complex technology and biotech innovation, and growing sovereign debt.
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