The report helps businesses gain a unique insight into the socio-economic dynamics, and helps analyze how they affect healthcare systems and their evolution. It can serve as a valuable tool with actionable guidance for sales, marketing, R&D and business managers with industry related interests.
Four chapters cover the numerical and written analysis for the following topics: Economic Outlook (38 Key industry indicators), The Healthcare System (HC system structures), Reforms (restructuring, re-engineering or austerity efforts) and the Healthcare Market (Capital Equipment, Medical Devices, Disposables and Pharmaceuticals).
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- Egypt has a population of 87.0 Million (14th largest population in the world) and there is a growth of 2 percent yearly.
- The country’s GDP in 2013-14 was around € 250 bln, which makes the country number 40 on the world ranking, comparable to countries like Pakistan, the Philippines, Algeria, etc.
- Fiscal deficit has been less than -10 percent for the last 3 years and reached -12,3 percent in the current fiscal year. For 2015-16 the forecast is -9,5 percent.
- The deficit is expected to remain high (at around 8 percent) for the next 5 years.
The Healthcare System:
- Health care expenditures are at 5,2 percent of the GDP of which 39 percent comes from government funding, 59 percent from patient contributions and another 2 percent from charity.
- The main government bodies managing Egypt’s health care system are the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Health Insurance Organization (HIO).
- The national organization is replicated at each governorate level.
- The “governorate” health directorates report to the MOH on technical matters and report to the governorate administration on administrative and day-to-day activities.
- Integration of health insurance bodies (MoH and HIO).
- Implementation of a general health insurance coverage.
- Improvement in the availability of primary care services.
- Install and expand information infrastructure.
- And many more.
- Egypt’s healthcare market the 3rd largest in the Middle East (after KSA and UAE) but still relatively limited in terms of volume.
- Public sector procurement in Egypt is centralized at the procurement agency of MoH for hospitals, health units. University hospitals are under the authority of the Ministry of Education.
- The instability caused by the political unrest has resulted in a substantial market shift towards the private sector.
Includes tables centralizing all relevant data on socio-demographics, macroeconomics and national Healthcare.
National Care Provision data:
Provides an overview of the Healthcare demographics: Nation Care provision data, Intensive Care units, Operating rooms, Emergency Rooms, Hospital services, Healthcare professionals.
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