• Health

    OBG reviews the government and private health sectors highlighting opportunities for international medical providers to enter local markets. Overall spending, ratios of medical staff, facilities per capita and project spending plans are analysed. Health tourism also comes under scrutiny where relevant.
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La Tunisie cherche à moderniser son système de santé à l’aide d’un programme qui met l’accent sur les soins préventifs. Toutefois, les pressions accrues exercées sur la caisse nationale d’assurance maladie (CNAM) risquent de limiter le nombre de malades pouvant bénéficier de ce nouveau système.

 

In the past decade or more, Qatar has started to assert itself in the world of global sports. It has achieved this mainly through its athletics federation and Olympic committee. The government has also made efforts to expand the role of sports and related industries, such as sports medicine, logistics and security, to create more opportunities...

 

The large-scale investments of the past half-decade look set to continue driving Qatar’s health sector in 2016 in the final year of its six-year industry blueprint, National Health Strategy (NHS) 2011-16. With the population rising rapidly and household incomes well above the developed-world average – Qatar’s per capita GDP exceeded $100,000...

 

Skills shortage is a challenge for the medical profession in Qatar. To meet rising demand for health care services, the country needs 150 doctors a year but graduates only five, according to Abdullatif Al Khal, director of medical education at Hamad Medical Corporation, the main health care provider. Foreign help is used to fill this gap, with...

 

Will lower hydrocarbons revenues impact spending on the public health care system?

Chapter | Sport from The Report: Qatar 2016

In the past decade or more, Qatar has started to assert itself in the world of global sports. It has achieved this mainly through its athletics federation and Olympic committee with the country’s winning bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup evidence of the increasingly prominent role that sport is taking in Qatar. The government has also made efforts to expand the role of sports and related...