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: April 23, 2015
UAE. While we could - and are - finding efficiencies in the workplace from these devices, consideration must still be taken as to how wearables affect us as human beings.
Posted: April 23, 2015
BAHRAIN. Overall Bahrain's project market is valued at more than US$65 billion; Key sectors to receive the biggest investments include transportation, healthcare and construction
Posted: April 21, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. New World Bank report calls for accountability in public service delivery and identifies local success stories to inform and inspire reforms.
Posted: April 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The latest World Bank Economic Monitor for the Middle East and North Africa expects GDP regional growth to remain flat at 3.1% to 3.3% for the rest of 2015 and for 2016.
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.
Posted: April 17, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Despite progress in raising school enrolment over the past decade, one in four children and young adolescents are either out of school or at risk of dropping out.
Posted: April 15, 2015
UAE. Global experts in the field of innovation to help enrich the Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation with experience and innovative ideas and support its efforts in promoting the UAE position on the global map of government innovation.
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. Over 20,000 students from 28 countries have competed to make it to the finals in Dubai; Hult International Business School UAE among finalists who will present real business ideas to panel of judges.
Posted: April 14, 2015
UAE. Four Emirati women join the latest cohort
Posted: April 11, 2015
UAE. New enterprise stackable Brocade ICX 7250 Switch allows organizations to easily scale to address increasing campus bandwidth demands and build the foundation for the New IP.
Posted: April 10, 2015
JORDAN. According to data compiled by webteb.com, the intake of calories throughout the region has steadily risen in recent years, boosted by increased sugar, milk, and meat consumption.
Posted: April 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The siege ended nearly 15 hours after the Somali group's gunmen shot their way into the Garissa University College campus; Worst attack on Kenyan soil since 1998.
Posted: April 3, 2015
UAE. Annual dermatology product sales to cross US$30 billion by 2018, according to Euromonitor; Dubai World Dermatology & Laser Conference & Exhibition (Dubai Derma), is being held from 7-9 April.
Posted: March 30, 2015
BAHRAIN. The deal to acquire Nobel Learning, a major private education firm with a network of 176 schools, is in partnership with Mumtalakat, the investment arm of the Bahrain government.
Posted: March 29, 2015
UAE. Smartphone owners expect quantifying and regulating stress will increase life expectancy by two years; Quantification of such behaviours today starts with wearables.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. The recent close below 1.55 was a critical blow for the Pound/Dollar bulls, and the bears have continued to exploit each opportunity to increase selling pressure with the pair still looking technically vulnerable to further declines.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Low production costs for Middle East companies gives regional players significant competitive advantage in the low price segment of an oil "super cycle", according to the latest paper from global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
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