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: October 10, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Yousafzai, aged 17, becomes the youngest Nobel Prize winner by far; Winners were picked for their struggle against the oppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education.
Posted: October 9, 2014
UAE. Over six in ten Middle Eastern IT exam candidates who responded to the survey said the qualification they gained had a positive impact on their professional image or reputation.
Posted: October 8, 2014
UAE. Three-day interactive workshop teaches lawyers and non-lawyers practical techniques of handling international arbitration cases.
Posted: October 8, 2014
UAE. IT strategy is the most crucial skill gap within the tech sector; 80% reported customer analytics and data mining as the top skills in demand in the telecom sector.
Posted: October 6, 2014
UAE. Ventures ME report reveals the huge investment being made across the region in the school, college and university building sector.
Posted: October 1, 2014
UAE. Founding director of Manchester Business School Middle East Centre, has been recognised by Forbes Middle East for her work in founding and building the MBS Middle East Centre into the largest and fastest growing in the MBS international network.
Posted: September 29, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Acquisition as part of Alkhabeer's SME Private Equity Strategy; Asset management firm continues to expand its focus on new investment strategies in the region.
Posted: September 25, 2014
UAE. The launch of a new offering in Dubai will service pharmaceutical, health and wellness clients across all marketing and communications disciplines.
Posted: September 25, 2014
UAE. Transnational students are five times more likely to choose the UAE as a higher education destination in 2014, than in 2009.
Posted: September 24, 2014
UAE. 50% rise in student population main driver of growth in private school sector; Increasing competitiveness to mark new era in delivery of quality education in Dubai.
Posted: September 23, 2014
UAE. Professional financial analysis is critical to monitor performance, reduce losses, improve profits and detect accounting fraud.
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.

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. Both countries posted freedom scores of 8.1, according to the annual Economic Freedom of the Arab World report published by the Fraser Institute. Bahrain dropped from first place last year to third place and a score of 8.0 in this year's report, which is based on 2012 data, the most recent available.
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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