Healthcare & Education

FEATURED REPORT...
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: May 20, 2015
UAE. The influential title's global EMBA rankings means that Hult Dubai's Executive MBA program is the highest rated in the UAE, placing 50th best globally.
Posted: May 18, 2015
UAE. Renowned cybersecurity visionaries Bruce Schneier and Dan Lohrmann highlight importance of resilience and response strategy to thrive against cyberattacks at 3rd Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC) 2015.
Posted: May 14, 2015
UAE. This forecast includes spending by healthcare providers (includes hospitals and physicians' practices) on internal services, software, IT services, data center, devices & telecom services.
Posted: May 13, 2015
EGYPT. Training program will support social entrepreneurs to start-up their businesses and contributing to the social development of tomorrow.
Posted: May 7, 2015
UAE. Architects, government entities and developers meet at "Leaders in Architecture MENA 2015" summit, to explore the potential that the MENA region has to offer.
Posted: May 6, 2015
UAE. Arab Mars mission will create mankind's first ever holistic model of the Martian atmosphere; Sheikh Mohammed, the Ruler of Dubai, names the Mars probe "Hope".
Posted: April 24, 2015
UAE. Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Direcor Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, named as member of the Advisory Council; The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.
Posted: April 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. US$800,000 grant for the International Medical Corps will be used to fund the distribution of trauma kits, medications, medical consumables and food supplements to these facilities in Yemen.
Posted: April 23, 2015
KUWAIT. Parents of obese children may not be able to recognise that their child is overweight unless they are at very extreme levels of obesity.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 4, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
date:Posted: July 2, 2015
UAE. AQR Asset Management Institute hosts inaugural debate on monetary policy impact on global markets; 64% of delegates felt that Quantitative Easing is highly likely to create an asset price bubble - where prices become disconnected from reality.
date:Posted: July 1, 2015
UAE. 53% of employers rank lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC students having taken any work experience; According to employers, communication skills (36%) and required skills and qualifications (22%) are further challenges to retention in the private sector.
INTERNATIONAL. Saxo Bank publishes its Q3 Outlook, warns of a false start to the Fed's rate hike cycle; a return to US$100+ oil is not expected for the foreseeable future and this should help the region to focus on attracting and building other sources of revenue.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.
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