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    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 | Health and Education from The Report: Nigeria 2022

While Nigeria has made notable progress on several major wellness indicators in recent years, the country is grappling with health and social consequences stemming...

With a population of over 200m, Nigeria is a large and diversified economy, despite the government’s reliance on oil and gas revenue. While the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent oil price crash caused a contraction in economic growth in 2020, it also led to rapid digitalisation across commerce, education and communication. This shift is expected to put Nigeria in a favourable position for recovery in the medium term.

Higher education institutions have a leading role to play in helping emerging economies adapt to the effects of climate change, as well as to meet their net-zero goals. This role can be roughly divided into two key areas: implementing best practices and leading on research.

Quality education and health services is important to ensure growth and productivity. With regular activities severely disrupted in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, schools had to shift quickly to online learning and integrate new health protocols when in-person instruction resumed. Quick adoption helped the emirate maintain its position as a regional centre for education....

Which factors are shaping the development of the health sector in Sharjah?

The initial wave of lockdowns in early 2020 prompted education entities to rapidly move to teaching online. While this broad-based shift towards digital learning has largely been reactive, in many cases it accelerated an existing transition to a more blended and technologically oriented approach. However, further investment and policy initiatives are required – including...

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