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UAE residents obsessed with beauty?

Everywhere you look, there is either a new spa opening or an old spa offering new treatments; to make you feel better or look better. We find out just how obsessed UAE residents are with their health and beauty.

July 22, 2012 3:00
 
UAE-based NMC Health sets London IPO price range

UAE-based NMC Health sets London IPO price range

UAE healthcare provider NMC Health, founded by billionaire Indian entrepreneur BR Shetty, will raise between $174.6 million and $244 million from its initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange, a source at a lead bank said on Tuesday.

March 20, 2012 11:19
 
Gulf healthcare IPO looks tempting but risky

Gulf healthcare IPO looks tempting but risky

The first initial public offering of an Abu Dhabi corporate in London looks both tempting and risky. NMC Health has every reason to want to list in the UK. It has a clear growth story, and the London market knows healthcare well. But investors should demand to see a full medical history before parting with any cash.

March 10, 2012 5:13
 
Job hunt? Head to Saudi Arabia not Qatar

Job hunt? Head to Saudi Arabia not Qatar

Healthcare leads all industries in year-on-year growth while Saudi Arabia is the strongest gainer and Qatar is the lowest in November.

December 21, 2011 10:19
 

Agility bidding for Kuwait Health Assurance Co stake

Kuwait's Agility has bid about 25.6 million dinars ($92.44 mln) to acquire a strategic stake in Kuwait Health Assurance Co. (KHAC), a company currently under establishment in the Gulf Arab state, Agility said on Sunday.

December 4, 2011 9:49
 

Bahrain’s Investcorp eyes $400M MidEast PE spend by 2013-end

Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp is looking to spend more than $400 million on stakes in companies in Turkey and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the coming two years, a senior executive said Monday.

November 21, 2011 1:21
 
The health challenge in emerging market cities

The health challenge in emerging market cities

Former PM of Pakistan, Shaukat Aziz calls for the reinvention of urban and rural public health, but at what cost?

April 4, 2011 10:05
 
Fever pitch

Fever pitch

From over medication to fraud, Green Crescent CEO Carlos J Sardegna talks about the region’s health insurance business heating up.

March 24, 2011 3:05
 

Saudi women nurses quit due to social pressure

Half of Saudi women who enter the nursing profession quit because of social pressure and a lack of understanding about what the job involves.

April 10, 2010 11:04
 
Good for you, good for business

Good for you, good for business

Workers in the Middle East are increasingly likely to be fat and suffer from diabetes. But while governments are waking up to this looming health crisis, employers have a role to play too, says Katherine Azmeh.

March 14, 2010 9:52
 
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