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 20, 2016
JORDAN. Partnership will provide an innovative "off-grid" power and connectivity solution to improve the quality of education in the Zaatari Refugee camp in Jordan.
Posted: May 19, 2016
UAE. GenoME to be held on 31 October after its successful launch in Saudi Arabia earlier in May; Conference aims to to shape the future of personalized medicine.
Posted: May 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Announces a significant donation to the Bloomsbury Research Institute; will help accelerate the development of new treatments, vaccines and diagnostics for major global killers.
Posted: May 18, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The days when an academic position gave your expertise any kind of advantage over those of a think tank or economist have long gone - if they ever existed.
Posted: May 16, 2016
UAE. The Mowgli Foundation has published a report that highlights the need for entrepreneurship ecosystems and funders alike to focus on and invest more in the development of human capital.
Posted: May 12, 2016
UAE. Introduces innovative AMIN21k "dietary liposuction" treatment protocol that induces fat loss through oral amino acid based products.
Posted: May 10, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Technology partner aims to be a global manufacturer of satellite equipment.
Posted: May 9, 2016
UAE. Saudi Arabia was the only active IPO market in Q1 2016 with one offering in March; the total value raised in Q1 2016 was 2.5 times higher than compared to the same period in the prior year.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 20, 2016
UAE. Approximately one in five respondents in the Middle East explicitly stated that they are willing to act unethically and offer entertainment to win or retain business; 23% of respondents agree that it is common practice to use bribery to win contracts.
date:Posted: May 20, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Global stocks overlooked the resurgence in oil prices with most major stocks tumbling to fresh six week lows during trading on Thursday, on the possibility that the Fed could raise rates in Q2.
date:Posted: May 18, 2016
UAE. In 2015, 38% more security incidents were detected in the Middle East than in 2014; Theft of "hard" intellectual property increased to 56% in; Incidents attributed to business partners climbed to 22%, from 18% in 2014.
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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