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: August 4, 2014
UAE. Consolidated total income increased by AED 500 million (US$136.2) as compared to H1 2013.
Posted: August 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Long-term infrastructure debt poses a significant pricing challenge with no market prices, private cash flow data scattered amongst originators, and covenant structures creating "embedded options" that are not taken into account in standard valuation models.
Posted: July 28, 2014
UAE. For every dirham spent, four dirhams could be gained on reduced absenteeism and increased productivity.
Posted: July 24, 2014
UAE. There is evidence of a more litigious approach developing in the area of medical malpractice. Damages awards which have historically been low, are now on an upwards trend.
Posted: July 21, 2014
UAE. The human factor drives the innovative capacity; The GII 2014 surveys 143 economies around the world, using 81 indicators-to gauge both their innovation capabilities and measurable results.
Posted: July 17, 2014
UAE. Led by Dr. Sanjay Sarma, the course aims to give participants the opportunity to heighten their understanding of key technology trends applicable to the business world.
Posted: July 16, 2014
A UAE Space Agency will be set up to supervise the mission and develop a space technology industry in the country, a government statement said.
Posted: July 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Although the number of private healthcare providers has increased significantly, they still represent just a third of total hospitals in KSA.
Posted: July 16, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. A Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) portal created exclusively for Arab audiences will deliver vocational & employability skills to women, youth, persons with disabilities and citizens in rural communities.
Posted: July 14, 2014
UAE. Investment will help EKI achieve its ambitious growth plans at an exciting time for the GCC' emerging education sector.
Posted: July 14, 2014
TUNISIA. Abraaj brings significant pan-regional healthcare experience and a growing investment track record in Tunisia; Investment will increase patient capacity and add new services.
Posted: July 9, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The company has offered on-the-job training opportunities to five Saudi women engineers who will be trained across diverse businesses of the company in the Kingdom
Posted: July 9, 2014
LEBANON. Event held in partnership with the Economic and Capital Markets Research Center (ECMRC) of the University of Balamand.
Posted: July 8, 2014
UAE. The QS Global Business Schools Report ranking was based on the demands of international employers for MBA graduates.
Posted: July 8, 2014
UAE. Leading learning company launches the "Global Scale of English"; GSE set to transform how English is assessed, taught and scored in the Arab region, and around the world.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date: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.
date:Posted: September 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. U.S. strategic conception must evolve away from seeing these conflicts as distinct theaters into seeing them as different aspects of the same theater: the Black Sea.
date:Posted: September 1, 2014
UAE. The Middle East's top brands have grown by an average of 38%, according to The Brand Finance Middle East 50; This brings the total value of the top 50 above US$50 billion for the first time; Emirates holds the top spot and remains far ahead of the rest.
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.
INTERNATIONAL. I think one of the big fallacies in people's thinking about the Iraqi oil sector has been the focus on who's making money producing the oil. The bigger impact is on consumers.
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