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: 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.
Posted: February 5, 2016
UAE. Dr Payyazhi Jayashree, Principal Investigator behind the study leads panel discussion.
Posted: February 4, 2016
UAE. According to new survey, 36% of respondents highlighted a focus on developing digitally enabled products and services as key, above data mining (32%) and the social media (18%).
Posted: February 4, 2016
QATAR. Masini, who taught at the London Business School before joining HEC in September 2010, and has also taught in Executive Education programs in HEC Paris in Qatar, was appointed to his new post by Peter Todd, Dean of HEC Paris.
Posted: February 2, 2016
UAE. "A substantial step towards achieving NMC's goal of becoming a global leader in maternity and fertility services."
Posted: February 1, 2016
UAE. US$500,000, two-year grant announced; This experiential learning program takes youth through the entire startup cycle of creating their own business during an academic year.
Posted: January 29, 2016
JORDAN. Jawabkom is the largest questions and answers Arabic website, connecting users to certified experts who can answer urgent and serious questions in dozens of fields, spanning medicine, law, counselling, IT support, and many more.
Posted: January 28, 2016
UAE. Company announces a set of cloud services that monetize collaboration between care stakeholders whilst helping care providers virtually engage their patients.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 52% of companies don't have the necessary data to enhance insight into mobility plans; More than a third (35%) struggle to secure the right talent for mobility; 72% are not tracking the success of their international assignments.
date:Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. "The current weakness in some submarkets of Dubai's office market is expected to persist, with further rental declines likely as we move into the summer months."
date:Posted: May 20, 2016
UAE. Approximately one in five respondents in the Middle East explicitly stated that they are willing to act unethically and offer entertainment to win or retain business; 23% of respondents agree that it is common practice to use bribery to win contracts.
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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