• Education

    OBG reports on the increasing emphasis placed by developing countries on education, in particular privatisation programmes and incentives for international private education investment. Details include number of schools and universities, enrolment and literacy rates, government expenditure and targets.
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Chapter | Education & Training from The Report: Oman 2020

Oman’s government continues to prioritise education as part of its broader plans to modernise the economy and provide jobs for its growing...

 

In 2015 the government of Myanmar laid out the goal to provide universal health care (UHC) by 2030. The aim of UHC is to ensure that every citizen can access high-quality services without experiencing financial hardship. The World Health Organisation (WHO) uses three metrics to measure the success of UHC schemes: coverage of essential health...

 

Driven by increased public investment and a series of key reforms Myanmar’s education sector has undergone a significant transformation following the transition to democracy that began in 2011. The budget allocation for the sector has risen steadily to be nearly six times the amount it was in FY 2011/12, reaching MMK1.76trn ($1.15bn) in FY...

 

Health care expenditure has been rising in Myanmar, and the government is implementing three national health plans (NHPs) to lead the country towards the goal of universal health care (UHC) by 2030. Furthermore, private investment has become increasingly welcome and significant growth potential exists in the insurance market. Nonetheless, the...

 

In recent decades the pharmaceutical market has expanded its geographical reach. This trend appears to be here to stay; in a survey of major pharmaceutical firms conducted by global consulting firm PwC’s Strategy& team, more than half of respondents anticipated that over 30% of their global sales would originate in emerging markets by 2018...

 

New legislation is paving the way for foreign investment in the education sector. This move is expected to support increased capital inflows and raise the standard of education through increased competition. While some challenges remain, investor appetite looks set to increase once regulations around quality assurance in the private sector are...

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