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: June 8, 2015
UAE. SAP's Big Data solutions support GCC's rising demand for real-time tracking and analysis of contagious diseases.
Posted: June 8, 2015
UAE. First edition of 'UAE AI & Robotics Award for Good' open to individuals, teams, universities and companies from around the world.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. BCG relies on Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA) scores to measure how well a country translates its wealth, or income, into the overall well-being of its population; this year, the UAE pulled ahead of the GCC and the rest of the world in regards to its recent progress in governance.
Posted: June 2, 2015
UAE. "The demands from work and personal life have never been greater in the GCC; It's what we call the "Double Crunch" a stage where many people are starting families and first general management jobs at the same time. Their roles demand a different set of skills."
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. From June 2015 Aramex will be the official logistics partner of children's educational brand, The Happy Box.
Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Exits from rubber entities generates internal rate of return of 18%; Masharie eyes new acquisitions in infrastructure, health sectors.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. New Body Mass Index (BMI) figures from Zurich International Life show 70% of men are overweight or obese versus 41% of women; Egyptian and Jordanian have the highest BMI.
Posted: May 26, 2015
UAE. EIU report commissioned by Waha Capital points out two major challenges for the sector: human resources and varying regulations across the seven emirates.
Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. Deals in healthcare, oil and gas, petrochemicals and consumer goods are being considered, according to the firm's CEO; "Our aspiration is to be a US$5 billion - US$10 billion asset manager.
Posted: May 25, 2015
JORDAN. Partnerships between public, private, and people sectors can help MENA region reduce world's highest youth unemployment rate.
Posted: May 25, 2015
UAE. Experts at Masdar Institute gathering reveal world of possibilities for "super material".
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
date:Posted: July 28, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. Study by Glowork highlights women's perceptions before graduation, shows regional differences within the Kingdom, and the need to develop part time jobs and internship programs.
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
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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