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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Health & Education

Health and healthcare keeps evolving with time. So does education. It is important for everyone to stay aware and be in the loop with the recent developments. Be it the laws implemented recently or the mishaps that has taken place, we have included all of it to keep the reader well informed through our digital news platform.Health and Education in Gulf Insider comprises of all that you need to know about the developments in health and education in GCC, especially in Bahrain. Gulf Insider takes it up as our responsibility to enable readers to stay in line with the current developments in the health and education sectors.

UAE issues warning against traveling to Madagascar

The Ministry of Health and Prevention has recently issued a warning to UAE nationals and residents about traveling to Madagascar, following the country's report...

Dubai areas where school fees are lowest

Deira, which hosts 18 schools, is considered to be the lowest priced area in relation to school costs, averaging Dh169,345 (for all year groups),...

Bahrain: New tobacco and fizzy drinks levy on the way

Plans to levy a 50% tax on fizzy drinks and 100% on tobacco have been approved yesterday. The proposed legislation to tax unhealthy products...

45% pay own medical bills in UAE: Survey

Nearly half of the respondents (45 per cent) of a well being survey done in the UAE said that they are not fully covered...

The UAE’s most expensive school officially opens

Two months into the new term and pupils at the UAE's most expensive school have taken their first steps towards a future at some...

111-year-old Saudi shares secrets, memories

“I eat dates and drink camel milk,” 111-year-old Khunaifar Al Dhiyabi, a Saudi national, said when asked about the secret of his long life. Al...

Saudi: 213% increase in smokers wanting to quit

Sharifa Al-Zahrani, the head of the ministry’s smoking cessation clinics, said that taxes are the most effective way to help people, especially the youth,...

UAE employees often bored at work

Boredom is creeping up in UAE workplaces, with employees spending five hours a week disinterested in their jobs, a new survey claims. According to the...

4m trees to be planted in Saudi Arabia by 2020

The Ministry of the Environment, Water and Agriculture aims to plant 4 million trees in the Kingdom by 2020, its undersecretary for environmental affairs,...

Camel contact common in recent Saudi MERS cases

Since 2012, Saudi Arabia has confirmed 1,728 MERS cases, including 701 deaths. Two people are being treated for the disease. The five patients with camel...
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