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When the new school year began in September 2017, 10 new private facilities opened their doors to pupils in Dubai, with investors and educators keen to make their mark in a competitive and potentially lucrative market. The new crop of schools offered a range of curricula, with four British, two Indian, one Canadian, one French, one US and one...

 

A clear road map has been laid out for improvements to the health care sector. By consulting both public and private providers, Dubai Health Strategy ( 2016-21) has outlined the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) core vision of a healthier community. With 15 strategic programmes and 100 initiatives to be applied by 2021, authorities are working to...

 

Although Dubai’s residents already have 30 hospitals to choose from – including four in the Dubai Healthcare City free zone – another 12 infirmaries are due to open in the emirate by 2020. Investment is pouring in to provide new specialisms and to serve developing communities in a growing city. The annual reports of major listed firms in the...

 

With new hospitals under construction, existing facilities expanding, and ambitious plans to improve the quality of treatment available not only for residents but also the growing number of medical tourists, Dubai has a competitive health care sector. Included in its expansion is the introduction of the universal health insurance programme in...

 

As Dubai’s health care sector grows, the range of centres of excellence and specialist treatments available to patients is also expanding. Government-run hospitals are offering citizens treatments that might once have necessitated a lengthy visit to a hospital in Germany, the UK or the US. Meanwhile, hospital expansions and new-builds in the...

 

Cranes and skyscrapers are a familiar site on the horizon, but Dubai is soon to become home to a 210-metretall Ferris wheel, the Ain Dubai. Set to be the largest in the world upon completion, the wheel will act as the centrepiece of the Bluewaters Island project, a mixed-use development being built on reclaimed land by the government-backed...