Healthcare & Education

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: November 10, 2015
UAE. The summitt taking place in Abu Dhabi, will examine the latest innovation trends and how these are impacting higher education, while analysing the growing role of technology in universities.
Posted: November 10, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. According to Mergermarket, this is a reflection of Saudi demographics; however the total value of Q1-Q3 2015 deals fell 38.1% compared to same period in 2014; Total M&A deal value of US$ 578m in first three quarters.
Posted: November 7, 2015
IRAQ. UNICEF supports efforts to protect children and communities against the disease.
Posted: November 6, 2015
UAE. New research initiative aimed at creating a new type of microprocessor that will guard against reverse engineering, tampering, counterfeiting, and intellectual property piracy.
Posted: November 6, 2015
QATAR. In the survey conducted by Gallup, members of WISE call for more collaboration between schools and the world of work.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. The qualification is designed to cover the foundation knowledge and skills in accounting and finance and to allow participants to develop and practice core accounting and finance techniques.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. Most basic mortgage protection plans lack critical illness coverage despite high risk levels in the UAE, says Nexus.
Posted: November 4, 2015
MOROCCO. Investment will expand patient access to healthcare and enhance quality standards; Newly formed holding company will invest in technology-led healthcare services including radiotherapy and imaging diagnostics.
Posted: November 3, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Under the terms of the agreement, BAE Systems will invest 20.6 million pounds in Reaction Engines to acquire 20% of its share capital and also enter into a working partner relationship.
Posted: November 3, 2015
UAE. Crossing US$95.8 billion in 2013, government spending in healthcare across the region tripled from just around US$ 0.4 billion in 2003.
Posted: November 2, 2015
LEBANON. Adding and updating users in Skoolee will automatically update the corresponding information in AD.
Posted: October 29, 2015
UAE. Education Investment MENA conference in Dubai highlights challenges, opportunities for entrepreneurs, investors and education businesses.
Posted: October 29, 2015
OMAN. PPP to be introduced in housing, health, logistics and wastewater.
Posted: October 28, 2015
UAE. Speaking on a panel at the conference in Dubai, Hoda Abou-Jamra said that diverse boardrooms and management teams better mirror customers and society at large. They therefore tend to produce better results.
Posted: October 28, 2015
UAE. PA Consulting Group devises 3-point strategy to ensure medical records, patient data remain secure; Marked increase in the use of digital information across the Gulf's healthcare sector.


date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
date:Posted: November 24, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities still under pressure; Oversupply in the oil market continues to be a concern; Gold consolidating as December rate hike now priced in.
UAE. -3.5% annual rate of change in values at the end of UAE. -3.5% annual rate of change in values at the end of Q3 2015; Rents stabilise with average rents across freehold areas down 3.2%; Transactions creep upwards; Affordability challenges remain.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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