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 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The latest World Bank Economic Monitor for the Middle East and North Africa expects GDP regional growth to remain flat at 3.1% to 3.3% for the rest of 2015 and for 2016.
Posted: April 17, 2015
QATAR. Northwestern University study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context.
Posted: April 17, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Despite progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, one in four children and young adolescents are either out of school or at risk of dropping out.
Posted: April 15, 2015
UAE. Global experts in the field of innovation to help enrich the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation with experience and innovative ideas and support its efforts in promoting the UAE position on the global map of government innovation.
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. Over 20,000 students from 28 countries have competed to make it to the finals in Dubai; Hult International Business School UAE among finalists who will present real business ideas to panel of judges.
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. Four Emirati women join the latest cohort
Posted: April 11, 2015
UAE. New enterprise stackable Brocade ICX 7250 Switch allows organizations to easily scale to address increasing campus bandwidth demands and build the foundation for the New IP.
Posted: April 10, 2015
JORDAN. According to data compiled by webteb.com, the intake of calories throughout the region has steadily risen in recent years, boosted by increased sugar, milk, and meat consumption.
Posted: April 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The siege ended nearly 15 hours after the Somali group's gunmen shot their way into the Garissa University College campus; Worst attack on Kenyan soil since 1998.
Posted: April 3, 2015
UAE. Annual dermatology product sales to cross US$30 billion by 2018, according to Euromonitor; Dubai World Dermatology & Laser Conference & Exhibition (Dubai Derma), is being held from 7-9 April.
Posted: March 30, 2015
BAHRAIN. The deal to acquire Nobel Learning, a major private education firm with a network of 176 schools, is in partnership with Mumtalakat, the investment arm of the Bahrain government.
Posted: March 29, 2015
UAE. Smartphone owners expect quantifying and regulating stress will increase life expectancy by two years; Quantification of such behaviours today starts with wearables.
Posted: March 26, 2015
UAE. Global education practice leader and motivational speaker highlights benefits of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective College Students" program at American University in Dubai.
Posted: March 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Hikma is a global manufacturer of branded and generic injectable drugs; The company proposing to issue benchmark-size unsecured notes to refinance its Bedford acquisition bridge facility; The outlook is stable.
Posted: March 25, 2015
UAE. Speaking at Hult Dubai, Dr Vicki Culpin, Research Director at Ashridge Business School says managers may be sleepwalking to disaster due to a lack of quality rest.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. "Women's Careers in the GCC - The CEO Agenda" is culmination of in-depth survey of over 600 businesswomen across the GCC Region; Research makes five key recommendations to boost the number of women in the workplace.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
QATAR. Northwestern University study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
LEBANON. "The persisting high level of political uncertainties in the country and wide spillovers from the Syrian crisis, represented the main factors that negatively affected the confidence of Lebanese consumers during the third quarter of 2014."
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