Healthcare & Education

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: November 19, 2015
UAE. "People often go to a doctor only when they're sick, but we believe that the healthcare system of the future should be preventive and predictive. We are changing healthcare from a reactive to proactive mode."
Posted: November 18, 2015
UAE. First-of-its-kind workshop covered topics on leadership, career growth, and interpersonal family business communications.
Posted: November 18, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. 31 major debt deals completed in 2015, excluding sovereign issuance; Largest deal was Aster DM Healthcare's acquisition of 57% stake in Sanad Hospital; Saudi debt deals, excluding sovereign issuance, totalled US$ 32.4bn in Q1-Q3.
Posted: November 17, 2015
UAE. Research shows need to enhance awareness on Dubai's smart city initiative.
Posted: November 13, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Jeddah hosts Saudi International Sport & Fitness Exhibition in November.
Posted: November 13, 2015
UAE. "The attraction of the 30% Club GCC Chapter is that it is business-led. This is fundamental to the success of creating more diversity and gender balance within senior management."
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. "We are operating in a region where private equity has outperformed the public markets, however where the scale of emerging market private equity remains relatively small."
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. Major influencers in education urge investors to keep pace with international competition ahead of Education Investment MENA Conference in Dubai.
Posted: November 12, 2015
UAE. Dubai-based multi-disciplinary consultancy Ebdaah. moves to spread awareness of risks and remedies.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Signed gift given in recognition of the UAE and USA's friendship.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Report released ahead of World Diabetes Day calls for a coherent region-wide approach to tackle the growing diabetes burden.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Obesity is one of the most serious modern-day diseases resulting from the new global lifestyle. It has become a real threat to public health and affects the human body and its functions.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. U.S. investors should take a more nuanced view of the Middle East, and explore opportunities in growth sectors such as healthcare, Hoda Abou-Jamra, Founding Partner at TVM Capital Healthcare Partners told a conference of high profile women investors in New York.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. UAE's fledgling space programme a promising vehicle for commercial applications underpinned by investment into knowledge capital.
Posted: November 10, 2015
UAE. One-day EDUKEX opens in Abu Dhabi November 10), to continue in Dubai for two days November 11 and 12.


date:Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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