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What is the status of reform efforts to the health care system in Bahrain?

 

In 2016 the University of Salford became the first British higher education institution to partner with the government of Bahrain, when it announced that it would begin offering degrees through a new campus in Janabiyah. The university expects to enrol its first 100 students in September 2017. Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Applied Science University (...

 

A rise in population is slowly putting pressure on Bahrain’s public health care sector, which is the oldest in the GCC region, with the first modern hospital in the Gulf established in Bahrain in 1902. The health care sector in Bahrain has historically been heavily dependent on government-run facilities and public funding, but moves in recent...

 

In July 2016, Bahrain approved a new law allowing 100% foreign business ownership when it comes to various sectors of the economy, including health care. The new law is meant to spur growth and attract investment to various economic sectors, including food, administrative services, entertainment and leisure, information and communications,...

 

How is education policy being developed to attract more overseas students to UoB?

 

As Bahrain continues to move from an oil-dependent economy to a more knowledge-based one, education is taking a driving seat in training the next generation of young Bahraini citizens in how to prosper in this new landscape. While education has long been a priority, the focus right now is on raising overall standards, from primary education on...