Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

Patterns of Disease Are Changing in the Arab World

Benjamin Plackett | 08 May 2018

Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett | 05 Sep 2017

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

Politics

Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

Edward Fox | 11 Dec 2016

With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.

Quality Control

New Report Strikes an Optimistic Note on Arab Education

Wagdy Sawahel | 11 Nov 2016

The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.

Administration

A Peek Inside Mauritanian Higher Education

Ursula Lindsey | 16 Jun 2016

Mauritania’s minister of higher education gives a glimpse of that country’s educational challenges, and how it is trying to meet them.

Politics Students

Mauritanian TV Hopes to Make Up for the Scarcity of Professors

Dah Yacoub | 29 Sep 2015

Mauritania is starting a television channel aimed at university students early next year.

Language Students

English is All the Rage in Mauritania

Dah Yacoub | 29 Aug 2015

Young people in the former French colony are flocking to learn English, hoping it will get them jobs.

Health & Medicine

Mauritania’s Only Medical School Graduates Its First Class

Dah Yacoub | 18 Aug 2015

Mauritania hopes to improve its health care now that it is beginning to produce its own doctors.

Curriculum Schools

In Mauritania, a Black Market in Books Plagues Education

Rajel Oumar Hell Beilil | 17 Feb 2015

Textbooks in this Maghreb country have become overpriced and difficult to find.




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