Posts Tagged ‘Middle East healthcare’
We tend to think of the Middle East as a gold mine because of oil. And while multinationals have long flocked to GCC countries for black gold, they have recently found another lucrative market: private health insurance. At the end of last week Aviva announced it is partnering with Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Insurance Company to [...]
The Kuwaiti doctors union has rejected a plan to create separate hospitals for expats, according to a report by Habib Toumi on gulfnews.com. The doctors said separate hospitals would not only hurt Kuwait’s image abroad, but also the quality of medical care throughout the country. Toumi quoted a union statement, which read: It is not [...]
The Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region’s healthcare sector is growing, driven by larger populations, longer life expectancy and rising income. Still, MENA healthcare remains underdeveloped compared to western countries, according to a recent report from Al Masah Capital. About 214 million people currently live in the MENA region, and that number is expected [...]
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