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: November 11, 2014
UAE. Collaboration further consolidates Masdar Institute's contribution to expand aerospace knowhow and support Strata's growth mandate.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Less than half (40%) of senior executives rank work/life balance as a high priority, a London Business School survey has found. This is in direct contrast to the priorities of their Generation Y employees who put work/life balance at the top of the priority list.
Posted: November 10, 2014
UAE. The agreement marks TVM Capital's premier investment in Egypt, as well as its first in the medical device sector in the MENA region.
Posted: November 5, 2014
UAE. From 31 October, employers with over 1000 employees will need to ensure that their workforce is provided with health insurance in compliance with the requirements of the regime.
Posted: November 5, 2014
UAE. Developing local project management expertise is essential for the future growth of the UAE economy, delegates at the first Young Crew of the Future Conference were told.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. Mr. Jacobs brings to INSEAD over two decades of business entrepreneurship; He succeeds Mr. Franz B. Humer, who has held the role of Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2008.
Posted: October 28, 2014
UAE. Globalpharma to have access to Sanofi's expertise and technology.
Posted: October 28, 2014
UAE. Inaugural exhibition to feature local and international contemporary art.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Education experts from Pearson have welcomed the UAE Government's plans to promote innovation across the Emirates' schools and universities.
Posted: October 27, 2014
UAE. Education Investment MENA conference in Dubai highlights opportunities for educators, entrepreneurs, investors and education businesses.
Posted: October 24, 2014
UAE. The private healthcare-focused firm has made four investments in the UAE since 2009 through its US$120 million fund to provide specialised services in collaboration with western partners.
Posted: October 22, 2014
UAE. Nature-starved offices affect health of EMEA office employees; 42% have no natural light in their working environment, 55% don't have access to any greenery.
Posted: October 21, 2014
UAE. INSEAD hosted the 2014 Global Business Leaders Conference in Abu Dhabi to drive debate so as to nurture leaders and entrepreneurs who create tangible, long-lasting value.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. Amanat Holdings, the Dubai startup that's selling shares to the public this month, plans to spend about 1.75 billion dirhams buying stakes in three to six healthcare and education companies.
Posted: October 15, 2014
UAE. The prevailing aspiration of any business is performance, while that of society is progress. Global Business Leaders Conference, held by INSEAD, explores how these objectives can work together.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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