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 11, 2014
UAE. Executive Education programmes with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) and National Bank of Oman (NBO) will significantly enhance Oman's talent pipeline.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. Gulf Care brings world-renowned cancer expert to share progress on stem cell grafts for children with acute leukemia and lymphoma.
Posted: June 9, 2014
UAE. Candidates commit to raising standards, shaping a more trustworthy financial industry; UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Lebanon amongst top registrations in the EMEA region.
Posted: June 6, 2014
UAE. London Business School and Fudan launch Global Masters in Management.
Posted: June 6, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. EDHEC-Risk Institute argues that benchmarking long-term infrastructure investments has become a sine qua non to match the supply and demand of long-term capital.
Posted: June 6, 2014
UAE. 100 London Business School Executive MBA-Dubai graduates set to follow visionary leader's example.
Posted: June 3, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. A fund focused on the six GCC countries will target sale-and-leaseback deals for shopping centers, warehouses and infrastructure such as schools and hospitals.
Posted: June 2, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. The venture, which may make its first investment before the end of the year, will target the advanced materials, sustainable energy, and information, communication and technology industries.
Posted: May 29, 2014
UAE. It is human nature to want to help another who needs medical assistance, but in today's society, there is understandable concern that individuals who attempt to help another may be at risk of having a claim brought against them if that person suffers harm as a result of their intervention.
Posted: May 28, 2014
UAE. 37% plan to stay no more than two years; Almost 40% start a new role already planning their next career move; London Business School finds promotion fails to retain talent.
Posted: May 22, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. UAE tops ranking for government efficiency and lightest bureaucracy; IMD study also looks at perceptions of each country as a place to do business; A country's image abroad can also influence future competitiveness.
Posted: May 21, 2014
QATAR. A huge leap forward has been made by researchers at WCMC-Q who have produced a comprehensive atlas identifying the genes that influence how the body keeps our blood levels of sugars, fats and amino acids in balance.
Posted: May 21, 2014
KUWAIT. Based on industry estimates, healthcare spending in the region reached US$69.6 billion. In absolute terms, Saudi Arabia led the region with US$17.5 billion followed by the UAE's US$9.4 billion.
Posted: May 20, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. New global education study by Pearson provides snapshot of education in Saudi Arabia and lessons for policy makers in the Arab World.
Posted: May 14, 2014
UAE. New centre is dedicated to researching the business environment and the particular leadership challenges and opportunities facing Middle Eastern organizations.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Janet Yellen is very different from any of her predecessors. She is likely the most dovish and politically leftist Fed Chair in the Central Bank's history; She sees the Fed's mission as a tool to promote progressive social policy.
date:Posted: July 28, 2014
QATAR. The potential in Indonesia is enormous and more rapid growth could generate opportunities for a number of foreign companies, says QNB Group report.
date:Posted: July 28, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The diversified BBG Commodity Index was almost unchanged on the week; Geopolitical concerns will continue to play an important part when determining a price for crude oil.
INTERNATIONAL. In a presidential statement, the 15-member body expressed strong support for a ceasefire, and urged all parties to accept and fully implement it into the Eid period marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan and beyond.
INTERNATIONAL. The future will be decided in a race between global advances in demand for resources, complex technology and biotech innovation, and growing sovereign debt.
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