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: June 10, 2015
UAE. The rise and fall of Medical Cities in the Middle East deliberated in Architect's Congress.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. London Business School research finds more people cheat when their window of opportunity is about to close; This has important implications for organisations that want to reduce unethical behaviour.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. Vaniday covers a wide range of beauty and wellness services including: hair, make-up and nails, massage, face treatments, spa experiences and much more.
Posted: June 9, 2015
UAE. Separate commitments from Pearson and World Bank focus on promoting evidenced-based learning and the uptake of basic skills.
Posted: June 8, 2015
UAE. Firm is well positioned to support GCC states investing in integrated intelligent technologies for effective healthcare management.
Posted: June 8, 2015
UAE. SAP's Big Data solutions support GCC's rising demand for real-time tracking and analysis of contagious diseases.
Posted: June 8, 2015
UAE. First edition of 'UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good' open to individuals, teams, universities and companies from around the world.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. BCG relies on Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) scores to measure how well a country translates its wealth, or income, into the overall well-being of its population; this year, the UAE pulled ahead of the GCC and the rest of the world in regards to its recent progress in governance.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. "The demands from work and personal life have never been greater in the GCC; It's what we call the "Double Crunch" a stage where many people are starting families and first general management jobs at the same time. Their roles demand a different set of skills."
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. From June 2015 Aramex will be the official logistics partner of children's educational brand, The Happy Box.
Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Exits from rubber entities generates internal rate of return of 18%; Masharie eyes new acquisitions in infrastructure, health sectors.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 6, 2015
UAE. Business doesn't predict a plunge, London Business School survey finds; Only 3% of those surveyed expect an annual decline larger than 20%; Over a third cited a strong economic outlook.
date:Posted: July 6, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Pretend and extend died last night, hopefully it will be replaced with a normal business cycle, normal ebbs and flows, but first politicians will try to save face by trying to do just one more round of pretend-and-extend, but the patient has died.
date:Posted: July 6, 2015
UAE. Marked slowdowns in growth of output and new business were at the forefront of the overall deceleration, while employment continued to rise at a solid pace.
INTERNATIONAL. Pretend and extend died last night, hopefully it will be replaced with a normal business cycle, normal ebbs and flows, but first politicians will try to save face by trying to do just one more round of pretend-and-extend, but the patient has died.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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