Morocco Health Articles & Analysis

Chapter | Health from The Report: Morocco 2019

Moroccan health indicators have improved steadily in recent years, although there remains room for improvement, even by regional standards. In addition, as in many countries, the burden of lifestyle-related non-communicable diseases is on the rise. Access to health care coverage has also been growing rapidly as the authorities roll out government-backed insurance schemes to an ever-growing number...

A number of key developments in the country are expected to support economic growth in the coming years. A rapidly improving business environment and infrastructural base, the gradual liberalisation of the local currency and increased investment into export-oriented industries are all set to raise living standards and drive the emergence of a large national middle class.

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Moroccan health indicators have improved steadily in recent years, although there remains room for improvement, even by regional standards, and as in many countries, the burden of lifestyle-related non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is on the rise.

 

What key changes have you observed in Morocco’s health care sector in recent years?

 

Rising health care costs, ageing populations and changing lifestyles in emerging economies are stoking demand for medical technology (medtech) solutions. These entail not just smart devices that remotely monitor and transmit biometric data, but any instance of technology that helps to deliver health services. These initiatives are happening...

A number of key developments in the country are expected to support economic growth in the coming years. A rapidly improving business environment and infrastructural base, the gradual liberalisation of the local currency and increased investment into export-oriented industries are all set to raise living standards and drive the emergence of a large national middle class.

Les autorités marocaines ont lancé un processus de refonte réglementaire et d’uniformisation des processus dans le secteur pharmaceutique en vue d’attirer les investisseurs dans la recherche biomédicale, d’accroître l’approvisionnement en médicaments meilleur marché, et d’améliorer les opérations logistiques pour l’exportation de produits pharmaceutiques fabriqués dans le pays.

 

Ensuring access to education has been a prime objective for Morocco in recent decades. The country devotes a relatively high share of public and private resources to schooling, yet still struggles to maximise social and economic development. Despite attracting significant investment, growing demand means that keeping pace with the funds needed...