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The killing fields: Meet the man dubbed the 'Indiana Jones of surgery'

The killing fields: Meet the man dubbed the 'Indiana Jones of surgery'

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...

Prescription for change: Dr Hanan Al Kuwari

Prescription for change: Dr Hanan Al Kuwari

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

Shaping the future of fitness

Shaping the future of fitness

How OP Integrated Lifestyle Centre is setting new standards in the health club industry

Interview: Al Noor's Dr Kassem Alom

Interview: Al Noor's Dr Kassem Alom

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

Ajman with a plan

Ajman with a plan

Thumbay Moideen has played a huge role in bringing top-drawer healthcare and education facilities to the UAE. Now he’s on a mission to make Thumbay Group a $2bn international giant

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Family fortunes

Family fortunes

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

Against the odds

Against the odds

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...

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Healthcare in the Gulf: No pain, no gain

Healthcare in the Gulf: No pain, no gain

Healthcare in the Gulf is booming, but governments cannot afford to fund the sector completely. Can the private sector step up and fill the gap?

DM Healthcare interview: Dr Azad Moopen

DM Healthcare interview: Dr Azad Moopen

Having grown DM Healthcare into one of the Gulf’s biggest private healthcare providers, Azad Moopen is eyeing up more funding, India and a potential IPO

Best of 2012: Hikma Pharmaceuticals interview

Best of 2012: Hikma Pharmaceuticals interview

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

Best of 2012: Sobhi A Batterjee interview

Best of 2012: Sobhi A Batterjee interview

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 interview: A passion for science

Hayat Sindi interview: A passion for science

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

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