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: December 9, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The winning research paper makes a distinction between relative robustness and absolute robustness.
Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Pearson, Microsoft and Google collaborate on state-of-the-art learning technology.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. The art and science of making sense of data is a highly sought-after skill in our data-driven world; Data Science and Machine Learning workshop being held in Dubai 13-15 Dec.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Accepting the award on behalf of Ms Gates was Hassan Al-Damluji, Head of Middle East Relations, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Posted: December 8, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016 panellists agree media is changing rapidly, and not always for the best; "Change is so fast, adapting won't easy, and won't be enough."
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE. Symposium bringing together senior stakeholders to discuss "what works" when creating effective policies and programmes that promote entrepreneurship for inclusive growth and decent jobs.
Posted: December 7, 2016
UAE.The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched .
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Valuations guru Prof. Aswath Damodaran returns to Dubai to speak at limited seat conference to share his personal views on investing and valuation.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Ransomware has overtaken spearphishing as the top attack vector leading to increased concerns regarding employee and user awareness.
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016: "Over 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 and that is the hidden results of our rapid technology growth. But, if we understand all these hidden consequences we can create jobs at a much higher rate".
Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Leading training provider will deliver three day training in Dubai.
Posted: December 5, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The youth platform dedicated to training and motivating entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region will take off on Wednesday 7 December in Riyadh.
Posted: December 1, 2016
UAE. The patented technology was designed in particular to enable grid-connected wind farms to effectively ride through all types of grid faults.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. International pharmaceutical leader in pain management hosted its third Cancer Care Summit in Morocco.
Posted: November 30, 2016
UAE. The infrastructure based on the latest 802.11 ac wireless standard has resulted in a 50% increase in staff productivity relating to information access and enhanced patient experience as the platform has enabled the delivery of new services.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. New research from Bain & Company and Red Hat indicates that many traditional companies are at an early stage in their digital journey; leaders stand out based on their use of advanced technologies, such as cloud computing, advanced analytics and modern app development.
date:Posted: December 9, 2016
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
date:Posted: December 7, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Will this be the year when China exceeds growth expectations, Brexit turns into Bremain, the Mexican peso soars and Italian banks turn out to the best performing equity asset class?
UAE. Insurers have been prompted to prepare for the effects that VAT and changes to international financial reporting standards (IFRS) will have on their industry as well as assessing the impact of new insurance regulations that came into effect earlier this year.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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