Jordan based Hikma Pharmaceuticals has cut is sales growth targets by nearly half, attributing events in MENA region. Continue Reading
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Halcyon Finance and Capital Advisors Private Limited, a turnaround specialist, have acquired hospital management services firm Integrated Health and Healthcare Services India Private Limited (IHHS). Continue ReadingRead More »
The newly appointed CEO of Fortis Global Healthcare continues to travel the world giving speeches on medical tourism to middle managers. We expect more from Fortis Global Healthcare and its leadership. Continue ReadingRead More »
Public health conditions in Saudi Arabia have worsened over the past years despite massive budgetary allocations by the government to health services.
Healthcare utilization has increased due to rapid pace of urbanization, changing lifestyles, economic growth and the resulting increase in road accidents and other incidents of sickness. Continue ReadingRead More »
Four opposition leaders were jailed over the New Years’ weekend.
The four were leaders of the Solidarity opposition party, the banned National Bolshevik party, the Left Front opposition movement, and head of the youth wing of the Yabloko party. Continue ReadingRead More »
Sources claim a ruling banning all health workers in universities from working in the private sector is at hand.
The sources said that the Ministry of Higher Education believes the decision, which was backed by a recent meeting of the Health Services Council and now requires final approval from above, will have an “adverse affect on the educational process, with outstanding doctors leaving universities to join the private sector”. Continue ReadingRead More »
Number of credit card users has doubled in 2010 vs. 2009.
Approximately 10% of the urban population is using cards.
Excellent 4 minute video of the health of 200 nations over a 200 year span. Continue ReadingRead More »
AMI (African Medical Investments plc) the AIM listed company operating in the African healthcare sector, has announced the Company is actively taking steps to cancel the 24 million shares in the Company which are owned in trust for Dr. Solanki, the former CEO of the Company, his wife and daughter.
The move is due to the criminal proceedings being pursued against Dr. Solanki by the South African Police Service. Continue ReadingRead More »
Last year, the money transferred between mobile devices for payments equaled 11 per cent of the country’s GDP.
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The tallest tower plan in Jeddah is on track. Continue ReadingRead More »
Land-locked developing countries are widely dispersed around the globe:
15 in Africa, 12 in Asia, 2 in Latin America, and 2 in CEE.
These countries face severe challenges to growth and development due to a wide range of factors, Continue ReadingRead More »