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 26, 2015
UAE. New Body Mass Index (BMI) figures from Zurich International Life show 70% of men are overweight or obese versus 41% of women; Egyptian and Jordanian have the highest BMI.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. EIU report commissioned by Waha Capital points out two major challenges for the sector: human resources and varying regulations across the seven emirates.
Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. Deals in healthcare, oil and gas, petrochemicals and consumer goods are being considered, according to the firm's CEO; "Our aspiration is to be a US$5 billion - US$10 billion asset manager.
Posted: May 25, 2015
JORDAN. Partnerships between public, private, and people sectors can help MENA region reduce world's highest youth unemployment rate.
Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. Experts at Masdar Institute gathering reveal world of possibilities for "super material".
Posted: May 20, 2015
UAE. The influential title's global EMBA rankings means that Hult Dubai's Executive MBA program is the highest rated in the UAE, placing 50th best globally.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Renowned cybersecurity visionaries Bruce Schneier and Dan Lohrmann highlight importance of resilience and response strategy to thrive against cyberattacks at 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) 2015.
Posted: May 14, 2015
UAE. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (includes hospitals and physicians' practices) on internal services, software, IT services, data center, devices & telecom services.
Posted: May 13, 2015
EGYPT. Training program will support social entrepreneurs to start-up their businesses and contributing to the social development of tomorrow.
Posted: May 7, 2015
UAE. Architects, government entities and developers meet at "Leaders in Architecture MENA 2015" summit, to explore the potential that the MENA region has to offer.
Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. Arab Mars mission will create mankind's first ever holistic model of the Martian atmosphere; Sheikh Mohammed, the Ruler of Dubai, names the Mars probe "Hope".
Posted: April 24, 2015
UAE. Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Direcor Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, named as member of the Advisory Council; The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.
Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US$800,000 grant for the International Medical Corps will be used to fund the distribution of trauma kits, medications, medical consumables and food supplements to these facilities in Yemen.
Posted: April 23, 2015
KUWAIT. Parents of obese children may not be able to recognise that their child is overweight unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity.
Posted: April 23, 2015
UAE. While we could - and are - finding efficiencies in the workplace from these devices, consideration must still be taken as to how wearables affect us as human beings.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 27, 2015
UAE. The private equity market in the Middle East has matured in the last five years in terms of deal structures, volumes and values, according to speakers at a debate organised by ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty in the UAE.
date:Posted: May 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Continent's basic geographical split remains in place, and Russia still holds the weaker position. However, its relative strength has increased with the rise of divergent interests within the European Union, and its primary concern regarding the Continent is not Europe but the United States.
date:Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. EIU report commissioned by Waha Capital points out two major challenges for the sector: human resources and varying regulations across the seven emirates.
UAE. The private equity market in the Middle East has matured in the last five years in terms of deal structures, volumes and values, according to speakers at a debate organised by ICAEW's Corporate Finance Faculty in the UAE.
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