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: May 4, 2016
UAE. First ever ACCA Middle East Educators' Conference took place in Dubai; The way ahead points to innovative approaches to learning, creating professional accountants with 21st century skills.
Posted: May 3, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Largest hub in the region for Engineering Drafting Services, IT and Business Process Services (BPS); Project expected to create 21,000 jobs for Saudi women within 10 years.
Posted: May 2, 2016
QATAR. The government intends to support the private sector in a comprehensive manner by allowing private sector insurance companies to provide healthcare insurance cover for everyone.
Posted: May 2, 2016
UAE. Research has shown that companies that don't train are two and a half times more likely to have a substantial business downturn than those that do.
Posted: April 29, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. SAGIA announced in early 2016 their plan to focus on priority sectors identified as having a direct impact on economic and human development, including healthcare.
Posted: April 28, 2016
OMAN. With two Autoclave lines for medical waste treatment having a capacity of 150 kg/hr and 200 kg/hr, the daily treatment capacity is expected to double.
Posted: April 26, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Stanford University study demonstrates effectiveness of light therapy in helping long-haul travellers to readjust their circadian rhythms.
Posted: April 21, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. According to a new market report by Transparency Market Research, the market is projected to expand at a high CAGR of 16.4 % from 2015 to 2023.
Posted: April 13, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The aim of the Summit, held from 2-3 May 2016, is to help healthcare professionals reduce errors, increase precision and improve outcomes through novel approaches to treatment and intervention.
Posted: April 12, 2016
UAE. Unitech Pharma's conference brings together entrepreneurs, health-care professionals and regulatory government authorities to explore manufacturing of injectable medicine in the UAE.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. ERI Scientific Beta warns against simplistic explanations of smart beta performance in a new research paper.
Posted: March 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. No long before doctors strat prescribing video games? Virtual reality games are already showing promise in tackling acute pain, seemingly by simply helping us focus on other things.
Posted: March 23, 2016
UAE. Professor Martin Chalfie was a speaker at the two day "Nobel Prize Series" event produced by Nobel Media and the Nobel Museum in partnership with Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation.
Posted: March 17, 2016
UAE. Go Smart's "Smart Clinic" fully integrated software reduces time spent on administrative work by 50%.
Posted: March 15, 2016
UAE. According to a new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), written in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), since 2010, approximately 3,200 education companies around the world have received private ed-tech investments - however, only a mere 12 were based in the Middle East.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 5, 2016
UAE. There are more negative than positive factors likely to impact oil prices in the short term. With current oil net-long speculative positions at an elevated level, a slight change in traders' outlook would lead to a significant selloff.
date:Posted: May 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The climate has rarely been so favourable to a resolution of the conflict. The chaos that is sweeping the Middle East has been a game-changer in relation to Israel and the Arab countries.
date:Posted: May 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
UAE. There are more negative than positive factors likely to impact oil prices in the short term. With current oil net-long speculative positions at an elevated level, a slight change in traders' outlook would lead to a significant selloff.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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