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Bid deadline postponed for Dubai hospital construction

Bid deadline postponed for Dubai hospital construction Subscription

15 April 2015 | By

New healthcare centre will be built at Dubai Silicon Oasis

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Kuwait retenders hospital project Subscription

6 April 2015 | By

Proposals invited for new 600-bed hospital

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Oman tenders New Sultan Qaboos hospital Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

16 companies prequalified

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Oman to tender hospital project Subscription

24 March 2015 | By

Another five hospital construction tenders expected in 2015

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Dubai tenders University Hospital Subscription

24 March 2015 | By

Healthcare facility to be built at Silicon Oasis

Omar Bahgat

Qatar to build up to 70 medical centres Subscription

10 March 2015 | By

Focus is moving from purely clinical facilities to more wellness centres, with design attention paid to colour and light

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Private equity firms target healthcare and education Subscription

4 March 2015 | By

Investors prefer specialised clinics

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NMC Health profits rise for 2014 Subscription

24 February 2015 | By

UAE healthcare firm raised $825m loan in mid-February

Pharmaceuticals

UAE pharmaceuticals firm makes Bangladesh acquisition Subscription

11 February 2015 | By

Julphar eyes Asian expansion

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Negotiations for Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Subscription

12 January 2015 | By

Discussions with bidders are ongoing

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Bahrain reveals healthcare investment plan Subscription

31 December 2014 | By

Bahrain to invest millions in healthcare centres and hospitals over the next 10 years

Riyadh

Saudi Arabia sets 2015 budget Subscription

29 December 2014 | By

Kingdom’s spending expected to outstrip revenues by over $38bn in next 12 months

Heathcare

Drake & Scull wins Abu Dhabi healthcare work Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Abu Dhabi healthcare project secured by engineering subsidiary

UAE healthcare projects

Musanada seeks Sheikh Khalifa Medical City bid bond extensions Subscription

25 November 2014 | By ,

Abu Dhabi body has been evaluating bids since March

Qatar will be focusing on investment in its health, education and transport sectors as the country pushes forward with its Vision 2030 plans

Qatar targets health, education and transport Subscription

25 November 2014 | By

Finance minister calls for more participation by private sector

Daman Corporate Health Awards winners 2014

UAE's best employers revealed at Daman Corporate Health Awards

6 November 2014 | By

Companies, campaigns and individuals recognised for outstanding achievements in promoting healthy workplace lifetyle and wellness

Hospital

Kuwait awards hospital expansion contract Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Award is third major construction order placed in 2014

Healthcare expenditure to rise in GCC

Healthcare expenditure to rise to $60bn Subscription

14 October 2014 | By

Spending in GCC states will increase over next 17 years

By 2018, the UAE will have 33 pharmaceuticals factories, increasing from 15 currently.

UAE develops more pharmaceutical factories Subscription

14 October 2014 | By

Three new production facilities to open by end of 2015

Ebola virus

Saudi man dies from suspected ebola virus Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

If reports are confirmed, death would be first fatality outside Africa as a result of the virus 

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Projects news

Bid deadline postponed for Dubai hospital construction

Bid deadline postponed for Dubai hospital construction Subscription

15 April 2015 | By

New healthcare centre will be built at Dubai Silicon Oasis

Maternity hospital

Kuwait retenders hospital project Subscription

6 April 2015 | By

Proposals invited for new 600-bed hospital

Hospital

Oman tenders New Sultan Qaboos hospital Subscription

26 March 2015 | By

16 companies prequalified

Hospital

Oman to tender hospital project Subscription

24 March 2015 | By

Another five hospital construction tenders expected in 2015

Hospital

Dubai tenders University Hospital Subscription

24 March 2015 | By

Healthcare facility to be built at Silicon Oasis

Hospital

Negotiations for Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Subscription

12 January 2015 | By

Discussions with bidders are ongoing

Heathcare

Drake & Scull wins Abu Dhabi healthcare work Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Abu Dhabi healthcare project secured by engineering subsidiary

UAE healthcare projects

Musanada seeks Sheikh Khalifa Medical City bid bond extensions Subscription

25 November 2014 | By ,

Abu Dhabi body has been evaluating bids since March

Hospital

Kuwait awards hospital expansion contract Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Award is third major construction order placed in 2014

Healthcare trends

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Healthcare: Middle East eyes medical tourism

31 March 2015

Governments around the region are now in the midst of spending programmes

Health

Medical cities make progress Subscription

31 March 2015 | By Bernadette Ballantyne

With a series of major contracts about to be awarded, Saudi Arabia’s five state-of-the-art medical cities are moving from design to construction

Dubai Healthcare City is a key part of the Dubai Health Authority’s plans for the emirate to treat 500,000 medical tourists by 2020

Huge opportunity for health tourism Subscription

30 March 2015 | By Bernadette Ballantyne

Healthcare authorities have to overcome a lack of trust in the quality of local care and build confidence among patients in the region to unlock the sector’s potential

Hospital beds in Oman

Oman changes gears Subscription

30 March 2015 | By

The sultanate has committed to spending billions on health projects such as hospitals and medical complexes, although few schemes have materialised since 2013

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increase Subscription

23 March 2015 | By

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Al-Massara Psychiatric Hospital, Oman

Oman Social Project of the Year

9 February 2015

Al-Massara Psychiatric Hospital

GCC healthcare is transforming into a free market

Healthcare: The GCC is transforming into a free market Subscription

10 December 2014

More states are rolling out universal insurance, which will ensure high demand

Data: The use of modern information systems allows quick and secure access to electronic records

Hospitals trial smart technology Subscription

8 December 2014

New initiatives are facilitating the delivery of medical treatment

GCC healthcare

Health services demand on the rise Subscription

8 December 2014 | By

Healthcare spending is rising across the GCC and governments are looking to get the private sector more involved, as they roll out mandatory insurance coverage

Demand for medical personnel across a wide range of disciplines is set to continue increasing across the GCC

Rising demand fuels heavy investment in healthcare Subscription

8 December 2014 | By Paul Melly

Governments across the GCC are looking to recruit more medical personnel to meet a predicted hike in demand

Dame Kelly Holmes speaking at the Daman Corporate Health Awards 2014

Determination is the key to success, says Olympic hero

6 November 2014

Double Olympic gold medallist Dame Kelly Holmes presents Daman Corporate Health Awards 2014

Saudi budgeted expenditure 2014

Non-oil spending drives projects growth in Saudi Arabia Subscription

1 October 2014 | By

Riyadh is looking to award more than $20bn of non-oil and gas projects in 2014, with particular focus on transport, housing, health and education

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Projects trends

Gulf projects index

Gulf index records modest growth Subscription

13 January 2015

Saudi Arabia’s projects market sees sole decline in region

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