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: March 25, 2015
UAE. There has been much speculation about how the fall in oil prices affects the GCC IPO market. However, times of high uncertainty can result in better opportunities for the best firms to draw attention to their superior potential for growth.
Posted: March 24, 2015
UAE. Only one in six Executives in UAE say current workforce can meet future business goals: Oxford Economics.
Posted: March 24, 2015
UAE. While cultural and structural obstacles still exist, women's growing presence in family businesses across the region demonstrates their ability to overcome such obstacles.
Posted: March 24, 2015
UAE. Participants at the forum learned about key recruitment trends, the sectors for which MBA talent is most in-demand, and discussed challenges and opportunities that companies face when recruiting in the region.
Posted: March 21, 2015
UAE. Awards event honors the GCC's best chief executive officers from publicly listed companies, based on quantitative data.
Posted: March 17, 2015
UAE. Regardless of age and industry, the urge to learn is considerable in the Middle East and North Africa, according to a recent survey conducted by Bayt.com.
Posted: March 17, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Since it was founded in Amman, Jordan in 1978, Hikma has steadily grown into a leading speciality pharmaceutical group with a reputation for quality.
Posted: March 16, 2015
UAE. A Report from the World Economic Forum, written in collaboration with BCG, shows how education technology is being used to strengthen twenty-first-century skills around the world.
Posted: March 16, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. With two-thirds of Kingdom's population under 29, there is a growing need for the Millennial workforce to be trained in next-generation technology skills.
Posted: March 16, 2015
UAE. "The Middle East plays an increasingly critical role in global business strategy and INSEAD is committed to developing business education across this dynamic and fast-growing region."
Posted: March 13, 2015
UAE. Mobile Cloud-based hospitals could reduce misdiagnosis by up to three quarters through accessing real-time data from mobile, wearable devices.
Posted: March 11, 2015
UAE. Pilots Piccard and Borschberg and Solar Impulse's Emirati team member Hasan Al Redaini present gift to local representatives.
Posted: March 11, 2015
UAE. Expert from PA Consulting Group warns culture of valuing lifelong learning in education needs to be created in Middle East.
Posted: March 10, 2015
UAE. Global market and consumer research company highlights latest food trends affecting new products development in Middle East as well as neuro research application for communication and media content testing.
Posted: March 10, 2015
UAE. Panel discussion to explore role of higher education sector in building a knowledge society.

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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