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: March 14, 2016
UAE. The prize was set up to recognize one exceptional teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession as well as to shine a spotlight on the important role teachers play in society.
Posted: March 14, 2016
UAE. The Talent Networking Forum, held in Dubai, is a unique opportunity for students and alumni to gain exposure to the latest insights on hiring strategies.
Posted: March 11, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Educators from over 20 countries come together to discuss the requirements of education: Bridging the "skills gap", integrating "Healthy Living" across the curriculum.
Posted: March 7, 2016
UAE. Business leaders need to rethink their strategies to deal with technological, economic and geopolitical disruptions.
Posted: February 27, 2016
UAE. Each year, the program honors four talented, young, Arab female researchers for the quality of their research work, encouraging them to pursue a brilliant career in science in the GCC and Yemen.
Posted: February 27, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. University Hospitals Sports Medicine physicians recently published a review article in the January issue of the multi-disciplinary scientific journal "Sports Health," outlining the usage of wearable technology in sports.
Posted: February 22, 2016
QATAR. HEC Paris and INTEL collaborate on cutting-edge project on the potential of wearable technologies.
Posted: February 19, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Free verified certificates for courses offered on edX.org will be applicable toward on-campus degrees provided through Kiron's university campus partners.
Posted: February 11, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. A record 5,967 teams comprising over 16,500 entrepreneurs from 21 Arab countries enter competition; Winners ceremony to be held in Jeddah on 14 April, 2016.
Posted: February 11, 2016
UAE. "The facility will position The American University of Sharjah as the leader in financial education and as a provider of both knowledge and practical skills in the field of business."
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Compass' Entrepreneurship Program sets high-schoolers on career and education path.
Posted: February 10, 2016
UAE. Across the Middle East, educational institutions and providers face a myriad of challenges and opportunities; "Educational organizations are increasingly being asked to demonstrate their wider impact and contribution to goals around employability, social mobility and inclusion."
Posted: February 9, 2016
UAE. Healthcare industry scores 60.25 in innovation, topping the private sector list; followed by Media and Marketing (60.06) and ICT (59.29).
Posted: February 8, 2016
UAE. KPMG's inaugural "Variables for Sustained Growth" (VSG) Index tracks some of the most important factors that support economic performance in 181 countries; UAE ranks 24 based on metrics including infrastructure development, education and strength of public institutions.
Posted: February 5, 2016
UAE. Three-pronged effort to include services, training and a US$100 million investment fund.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 5, 2016
UAE. There are more negative than positive factors likely to impact oil prices in the short term. With current oil net-long speculative positions at an elevated level, a slight change in traders' outlook would lead to a significant selloff.
date:Posted: May 4, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The climate has rarely been so favourable to a resolution of the conflict. The chaos that is sweeping the Middle East has been a game-changer in relation to Israel and the Arab countries.
date:Posted: May 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The manager/directors of any company that is incorporated in Saudi Arabia should start to consider what changes may need to be made to the company's articles of association or bylaws.
UAE. There are more negative than positive factors likely to impact oil prices in the short term. With current oil net-long speculative positions at an elevated level, a slight change in traders' outlook would lead to a significant selloff.
INTERNATIONAL. "It's going to come to a point where there is just going to be no real economical benefit to any kind of production staying at any kind of level in those countries. And once they come off, that's going to obviously support oil prices."
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