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: September 22, 2014
OMAN. The Oman Animal & Plant Genetic Resources Center (OAPGRC) will host its monthly Science Café on 24th September 2014.
Posted: September 22, 2014
BAHRAIN. Airline welcomes intake of the final batch of 40 Bahraini nationals of Tamkeen's Aviation Sector Graduates for on-the-job training programme .
Posted: September 16, 2014
UAE. For healthcare providers, patient engagement is the primary focus for cutting costs, reducing re-admissions, and preventing future expenses, as well as ensuring a seamless experience for all customer enquiries.
Posted: September 15, 2014
UAE. Informa Middle East and the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, have joined forces to be the first providers of ATD's courses in the Middle East.
Posted: September 13, 2014
UAE. Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) brought together over 25 heads of universities and HR and training executives to discuss the next steps in achieving Dubai's vision of becoming the global capital of the Islamic economy.
Posted: September 11, 2014
UAE. As part of the strategic plan to expand the Arab Health brand across the globe, the MEDLAB Series has now been launched in Dubai, Riyadh Johannesburg, Lagos, Nairobi, and Singapore.
Posted: September 10, 2014
UAE. Healthcare industry in United Arab Emirates forecast to show significant growth potential.
Posted: September 4, 2014
UAE. The Ebola Crisis Fund, managed by the US philanthropic advisor Geneva Global, aims to mobilise US$1 million towards an initial six high impact interventions that will help stem the spread of the disease.
Posted: September 3, 2014
UAE. Pearson points to recent IMF conference to demonstrate importance of education in successfully diversifying Gulf economies.
Posted: September 3, 2014
BAHRAIN. "GLE will seek to continue on-going growth with strategic investments in The Test Factory's business and technology to offer a broader portfolio of assessment and analytical solutions for corporate and educational customers."
Posted: September 2, 2014
UAE. The top ten most influential brands headquartered in the UAE based on engagement among LinkedIn's membership of 313 million professionals; Leading UAE airlines are the top two brands, Etihad Airways tops ranking.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. Karim Daoud, MD of Pearson's Middle East Hub says the commendable performance of Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar in the 2014 Index is in part due to the commitment seen in these countries to embedding meaningful education reform.
Posted: August 25, 2014
UAE. GCC countries to triple healthcare expenditure by 2018.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Transformation achieved in P2P practices led SEHA to significant savings and helped establish a basis for further enhancement and automation.
Posted: August 21, 2014
UAE. Employers worldwide step up investments in workers' wellness; 78% report strong priority to create a culture of health.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 16, 2014
UAE. Up 400,000 barrels per day from August and the highest level since December 2013, led by Libyan output recovery; Higher volumes from Iraq also drove the increase; "It's numbers like this that are contributing to the enormous slide in oil prices."
date:Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The IMF revises GCC growth higher, but GCC equities head lower; Concerns on global growth spur flight to safety; The USD may have peaked short-term.
date:Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Expedia/Egencia study examines how mobile devices impact travel; Second only to India, UAE travelers are the most dependent on mobile devices - with 86% saying their smartphone is "very important/critical" versus 76% globally.
UAE. Up 400,000 barrels per day from August and the highest level since December 2013, led by Libyan output recovery; Higher volumes from Iraq also drove the increase; "It's numbers like this that are contributing to the enormous slide in oil prices."
INTERNATIONAL. Bitcoin has followed a volatile path to growing acceptance since its creation in 2009; In this interview finance expert Arturo Bris analyses the risks associated with bitcoin.
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