Indian-born BR Shetty turned the meagre $7 with which he arrived in the UAE in the 1970s into a personal fortune estimated at $1bn. In a rare interview, he tells Arabian Business about new plans for the businesses that made him rich - NMC Health and UAE Exchange - revealing little sign of slowing down at 70 years of age
Hospitals are associated with illness and suffering but the founder of Advet Bhambhani Ventures wants to change that. He tells Arabian Business about his plans to introduce five-star luxury hospitals to the Gulf and beyond
Global medical device company Medtronic has continued to make strides across the world, including multiple acquisitions. During a visit to the Middle East, CEO and chairman of Medtronic Omar Ishrak reveals why the region has one of the strongest healthcare...
Healthcare, reputation, sustainability and women in business are all on the agenda for Jane Griffiths, regional group chairman of Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, as the company announces Dubai as its Middle East hub
Dr Azad Moopen, MD and chairman of Aster DM Healthcare, discusses the rapid changes to the UAE’s healthcare industry, the challenges and opportunities it has brought, and what the future holds for healthcare providers.
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...
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 small kingdom is among the most economically vulnerable of the GCC states, with high debt levels, low reserves and slow GDP growth. But it has identified jewels in its accelerating non-oil economy that will help it forge a new path for the future.