For the past two decades, British trauma surgeon Dr David Nott has taken unpaid leave for eight weeks each year to work in war zones across the globe. His operations in appalling conditions and unprecedented danger have helped save literally thousands of lives. But after spending last summer in Gaza and Syria, he explains why he won’t be going back in a hurry.
Dr Hanan Al Kuwari runs one of the Gulf’s largest public healthcare providers. In an exclusive interview with Arabian Business, the managing director of Hamad Medical Corporation explains how the organisation will hit its hugely ambitious targets
Dr Kassem Alom was only the 90th doctor to be registered in the UAE, back in 1978. Today, the company he founded – Al Noor Hospitals – is worth well over $1bn. In an exclusive interview, he tells his remarkable story
Dubai business veteran Ziad Makhzoumi has swapped skyscrapers for science. As the new CEO of Fakih IVF, he outlines why he picked the fast-growing fertility sector for both personal and professional reasons
The Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative is aiming to support research training for a new generation of Palestinian medical students and doctors. Its director, Dr Mohammad Herzallah, explains why getting support for the work of his group within the Arab...
The Arab world spends sixteen times less on healthcare than the average American but the Arab Spring is changing all of that, Mazen Darwazah, the CEO of Hikma Pharmaceuticals for the MENA region tells Arabian Business
The Arab world’s healthcare industry is fraught with government red tape and bureaucracy but as Sobhi A Batterjee, president and CEO of the Saudi German Hospitals Group, tells Arabian Business, it will take more than that to halt his expansion plans
Hayat Sindi believes the healthcare industry has made too much money out of the suffering of others. In an exclusive interview, the Saudi inventor and entrepreneur explains how her products could make a world of difference for impoverished families