• 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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In what ways is the Capacity Master Plan (CMP) improving the investor experience?

 

In February 2016 the UAE Ministry of Health’s title was changed to include the word prevention. The alteration underlined the importance given at both the national and the emirate level to encouraging citizens to make healthier lifestyle choices, as well as reducing the impact of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on society. In Abu Dhabi...

 

Helped in part by some significant examples of international investment, the health care sector in Abu Dhabi has made huge strides over the last four decades. Based on these foundations, the agencies responsible for planning future provision in the emirate are currently focused on improving, reshaping and expanding the services offered to its...

 

Sri Lanka, like many developing markets, sees education as a crucial part of building up the country, and does so by providing free schooling and tertiary education to all citizens. Parents place enormous value on education as well. This joint commitment has helped create an education system that is widely regarded as the best in South Asia,...

 

What can the government do to address the issue of “brain drain” in the higher education sector?

 

Despite spending only a small percentage of its GDP on health, Sri Lanka is seen as a relative success story in South Asia. It has successfully tackled a raft of infectious diseases – from malaria to filariasis and rabies – that once ravaged its population, and created a public health system that provides inexpensive and quality care to all....