Health care indicators in the GCC region are relatively good and have come a long way since only a few years back. Some of the most notable changes have been the decreased infectious disease rates and significant reductions in prenatal and maternal mortality.
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On the back of the World Economic Forum, Swiss Federal Councillor Alain Berset and Zhang Yong, the minister responsible for the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), signed a bilateral agreement relating to medical devices on 21 January 2015.
Changing lifestyles and demographics across the world (i.e. aging population, increased middle class, rise in Chronic Diseases like obesity, CVD and diabetes) and increased access to medical care (i.e. more countries are working towards achieving universal healthcare), are all factors driving the global coronary stents market. Read more about the global market trends in this […]
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, has displayed steady healthcare market growth during the last few years and presents a wide array of opportunities for industry players. Healthcare market growth has been driven by factors such as an aging population, urbanization, increases […]
As is the case with many countries today, Argentina is currently facing some familiar challenges in terms of healthcare. This blog article, by Ritza Suazo, provides insight in the longer term effect of recent reforms in healthcare.
Colombia provides a universal medical system known as the “General System of Social Security in Health” or “Sistema General de Seguridad Social en Salud (SGSSS)” which covers about 97 percent of the population.
With a free market economy, Mexico is considered to be the 12th largest economy worldwide and a potential health care market worth almost € 28 Bln (with projections of CAGR of about 7 percent until 2016).
The total healthcare market in Australia accounted for € 88 Bln in 2013 and will continue to grow at 5 percent per year until 2016. The following article summarizes the current situation and forecast of capital equipment, medical instruments, medical devices and pharmaceuticals markets in the country. Further in depth information on Australia’s economic overview and healthcare system is […]
The Singapore government faces some major challenges in terms of healthcare, such as: Rapid growth in population Rapidly aging population Increasing burden of chronic diseases Communicable disease control The following article summarizes the recent and ongoing reforms happening in Singapore in order to meet these challenges, increase the country’s healthcare budget to up to € 5 […]
Marketing and sales tend to operate in a traditional fashion, using the tools from the “conventional toolbox”. Their relationship with hospitals is the single most important element in the commercialization of products and these relations are built and maintained “face to face”.