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: April 19, 2014
UAE. Building and construction project management, design engineering and civil engineering are top skills in demand, reveals DIAC study conducted by Deloitte.
Posted: April 17, 2014
UAE. Uptake of English language and national economic prosperity linked.
Posted: April 16, 2014
UAE. Dr. Rafael Reif delivered a talk titled on research universities as engines of a modern economy at Masdar Institute in Abu Dhabi.
Posted: April 16, 2014
UAE. New devices, growing interest and improved internet stability is transforming the world of games according to a new Ericsson ConsumerLab report; Potential for gamification to increase employee performance and personal development.
Posted: April 15, 2014
UAE. A group of renowned international and local biomedical scientists gathered at Al Jalila Foundation's inaugural research symposium, held last week in Dubai.
Posted: April 15, 2014
UAE. MBA students from the University of Cambridge recently completed a month of research and analysis on the opportunity to develop Sharjah as the leading private aviation hub within the MENA Region
Posted: April 13, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The BioInitiative Working Group says evidence for health risk from wireless tech is growing stronger and warrants immediate action.
Posted: April 12, 2014
UAE. "Dubai's attraction as an investment hotspot was never greater," says Hamed Mokhtar, Managing Director at Fortress Investments.
Posted: April 11, 2014
UAE. Governance expert earns award from International Alliance for Women for his contributions to enhance global prosperity and spur greater Board diversity.
Posted: April 10, 2014
KUWAIT. During the fair, HEC Paris will be holding one-to-one meetings with interested and qualified business executives.
Posted: April 10, 2014
UAE. To address the obesity epidemic in the UAE, Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation is conducting workshops in collaboration with Yale University.
Posted: April 8, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. This combination creates the 5th largest specialty generics company in the world, and the largest pharma company in India.
Posted: April 3, 2014
UAE. Industry leaders speaking at a London Business School thought leadership forum say the UAE retail sector could see an e-commerce explosion within the next few years; Euromonitor and Goldman Sachs estimate that 19% of total apparel retail in the MENA region will be online by 2030.
Posted: March 27, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. London Business School sees signs of unprecedented mobility; A startling 59% of respondents said they would have four or more careers, with two-fifths of those expecting to shift at least seven times.
Posted: March 25, 2014
UAE. New survey at GIBTM reveals that on average only 55% of regional meeting planners ranked price as the key driver when choosing a venue.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 19, 2014
UAE. Key sectors driving growth in the housing market are the tourism, hospitality, education and healthcare sectors, which is translating into robust population growth and demand.
date:Posted: April 17, 2014
KUWAIT. According to a newly released report by Kuwait Finance House Research, the global sukuk market saw a modest volume of US$31.14 billion in new sukuk issuances in 1Q2014. This volume represents a drop of 9.82% compared to US$34.53 billion worth of issuances in 1Q13.
date:Posted: April 16, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The WGC pointed out that the Chinese bank savings amount to US$7.5 trillion but only about US$300 billionn is allocated to gold, signifying the potential for gold demand to grow as Chinese wealth climbs.
INTERNATIONAL. It's now up to the new government to get real shale development in motion, and for Turkey to face up to its own strategic realities and join forces with Ukraine to harness LNG potential.
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