Joanne Bladd

Joanne Bladd

Joanne Bladd is the editor of Arabian


We’re in the money

Thursday, 17 June 2010 9:54 AM

An annual wealth report confirms what most of us have always suspected — you can’t keep the rich down for long.

Arabian heights

Thursday, 31 December 2009 4:00 AM

Dubai has made a habit of boldly going where no country has before. But the Burj Dubai is still a quantum leap apart, says Joanne Bladd.

Why I h8 junk txts

Monday, 23 November 2009 4:00 AM

Joanne Bladd explains why she's taking a stand against telco companies.

Barmy about Obama

Monday, 16 November 2009 5:37 AM

Joanne Bladd questions whether the global plaudits for US president are deserved.

Green light

Thursday, 12 November 2009 12:19 PM

Joanne Bladd welcomes Abu Dhabi’s plan to ban plastic bags but argues that it should be just the beginning.

Liberté, égalité, fraternité – but no burqa

Wednesday, 24 June 2009 7:21 AM

Joanne Bladd questions French President Sarkozy's motives for controversial speech.

Barcelona heroes to kick off in Dubai?

Saturday, 18 April 2009 4:00 AM

Even if Barca fails to win the FIFA Club World Cup trophy in Dubai, they may soon be back in the emirate, Joanne Bladd predicts.

Why Saudi is banking on long-term success

Sunday, 28 December 2008 4:00 AM

Credit crisis well and truly here as the kingdom sees budget deficit of $17.3bn in 2009.

Backing bureaucracy

Thursday, 6 November 2008 4:00 AM

In a decision set to divide the industry, Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has announced its plans to relicense all health workers - including dentists- when it takes over the regulatory reins from the Department...

The devil is in the details

Tuesday, 8 July 2008 4:00 AM

It's been a long time coming, but Dubai's health insurance scheme is finally here. However many unanswered questions remain.

Autism and vaccines

Tuesday, 3 June 2008 4:00 AM

If it were any other health story, it would have ceased to be news by now. But the autism versus vaccines dispute is special.

Are we hep-ocrites?

Tuesday, 6 May 2008 4:00 AM

How long can the United Arab Emirates gov't continue to refuse residents entry on the basis of their health?

Who's in charge?

Thursday, 3 April 2008 4:00 AM

Last month's AEEDC was educational in more ways than one for dentists attending Manroor Al Awar's lecture on superior patient satisfaction.

The primary problem

Wednesday, 2 April 2008 4:00 AM

I and 70 physicians learnt last month just how badly our healthcare services are failing type 2 diabetic patients.

The case for coverage

Tuesday, 11 March 2008 4:00 AM

Healthcare funding is one of the most hotly fought-over slices of the government budget. Ask any health minister, and he or she will tell you that medicine is essentially a numbers game - the question...

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