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One of the most significant challenges facing Saudi Arabia’s health care sector moving forward will be finding the necessary qualified health care professionals to meet the rising demands of the Kingdom’s quickly expanding population. A McKinsey report published in December 2015 estimates that Saudi Arabia’s population of nationals will reach...

 

With a rapidly growing population that is accustomed to receiving high-quality care, Saudi Arabia’s health sector offers some of the most promising opportunities in the region for private providers. The government has scaled back health spending in a bid to boost efficiency and widen the scope for private participation, and the Vision 2030...

 

The decade leading up to 2013 saw robust growth in the Kingdom’s health care sector, as profits generated during the oil boom years were invested in deepening and expanding health care infrastructure. Although Saudi Arabia’s 2016 health care budget faces considerable cuts, it is important to note that this came on the back of highest...

 

Public and private sector investment in Saudi Arabia’s health care industry continues to be fuelled by the growing demands of a rising population and the increasing prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases. Although the 2016 health care budget was down on the historic high of 2015, industry players are confident of changes to enhance...

 

How is TVTC working with other stakeholders to develop a unified vision for the training segment?

 

Bridging the gap between university and employment, and translating potential into a skill set that is in demand is a challenge faced by graduates all over the world. The OECD reports that 20% of people aged 20-24 are not employed, in school or in training. In Saudi Arabia 36.6% of this age group was unemployed in 2014, according to the “Saudi...