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 12, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. The new center builds upon the long-standing partnership between KAUST and Thermo Fisher, and will focus on excellence in instrument performance and R&D collaboration.
Posted: May 9, 2017
UAE. The QS MBA Fair is open to registered visitors and creates the opportunity for candidates to meet student counsellors from The University of Manchester Middle East Centre.
Posted: May 5, 2017
UAE. The new programme is the MSc International Healthcare Leadership, delivered in a part-time blended learning format and designed for experienced and qualified medical and management professionals in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
Posted: May 3, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Voxel is one of the most prominent projects incubated by the Badir Program for Technology Incubators and Accelerators of King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST).
Posted: May 3, 2017
BAHRAIN. Three Egyptian teams scoop the top prizes; Lebanon, Jordan and UAE teams share secondary prizes that total US$160,000
Posted: April 28, 2017
UAE. Founder & Chairman of Emaar Properties shares the company's success story with students; Harvard Business School Senior Lecturer Sid Yog selected Emaar as the subject of a case study.
Posted: April 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. If history shows us that science has spawned so many unintended discoveries, what is around the next corner of unintended scientific breakthroughs?
Posted: April 26, 2017
UAE. According to research, improved English proficiency has a strong correlation with more innovation, job creation and overall economic growth.
Posted: April 23, 2017
LEBANON. Byblos Bank is one of the key institutions supporting the University with direct sponsorship of a number of its academic activities.
Posted: April 20, 2017
LEBANON. MIT Enterprise Forum Arab Startup Competition winners award ceremony to be held in Bahrain on April 27; 74 semi-finalists from 11 Arab countries compete for cash prizes exceeding US$160,000.
Posted: April 19, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Private sector is having more impact at the primary level - with stronger growth levels seen against a decline in public sector enrolment. Pressure on provision creates an opportunity for greater collaboration between the public and private sectors.
Posted: April 17, 2017
UAE. More UAE companies giving employees workplace boost; Workload and work-life imbalance recognised as main sources of stress.
Posted: April 17, 2017
UAE. A combination of clinical workforce shortages and a young, digitally savvy population in the Middle East means the region could leapfrog other countries in AI and robotics in healthcare; Accessibility and accuracy seen as benefits, while trust and the human element are key challenges.
Posted: April 10, 2017
UAE. The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed an agreement with OAIRO Alliance, a British company specializing in smart technology and sustainability.
Posted: April 10, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. Deloitte collaborated with the University of Business and Technology (UBT) in Saudi Arabia, to bring professional and technical skills to university students and support their employment prospects, personal growth and leadership development.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
date:Posted: May 16, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Britain's Labour Party has announced that if elected it would introduce a 45% income tax rate on incomes over 80k pounds, and a 50% rate over 123k.
date:Posted: May 15, 2017
UAE. UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait and Oman's aviation infrastructure to help fuel travel and tourism sectors and accelerate economic growth; Around 46% of region's aviation projects are located in Saudi Arabia; More than two-thirds are being executed in the GCC.
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