• Health

    OBG reviews the government and private health sectors highlighting opportunities for international medical providers to enter local markets. Overall spending, ratios of medical staff, facilities per capita and project spending plans are analysed. Health tourism also comes under scrutiny where relevant.
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In recent decades, the pharmaceutical market has expanded its geographical reach. This trend appears to be here to stay; in a survey of major pharmaceutical firms conducted by PwC’s Strategy& consulting team, more than half of respondents anticipated that over 30% of their global sales would originate in emerging markets by 2018. Even in...

 

Dubai’s appeal as a vacation destination and its increasing standards of health care are ensuring steady growth in the emirate’s medical tourism industry. At current rates of expansion, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) target of attracting 500,000 medical tourists by 2021 seems within reach, although it will require the help of the high influx...

 

Medical tourism, pharmaceutical production and changes to insurance billing are the chief talking points in Dubai’s health sector at present. The private sector has led rapid growth in recent years, and while high average health spend and a favourable regulatory environment continue to encourage new hospital operators to enter the market, a...

 

As Dubai aims to become a leader in health care delivery, while simultaneously being the region’s focal point for ICT, sector innovation is flourishing. Capitalising on global growth in health care technology application, government bodies and private sector tech companies are collaborating to introduce more efficient solutions throughout the...

Chapter | Health from The Report: Dubai 2020

Medical tourism, pharmaceutical production and changes to insurance billing are the chief talking points in Dubai’s health sector at present. The private sector has led rapid growth in recent years, and while high average health spend and a favourable regulatory environment continue to encourage new hospital operators to enter the market, a tilt in the supply-demand balance means providers...

México está remodelando la prestación de servicios de salud con la creación de un nuevo instituto, destinado a mejorar la cobertura entre las poblaciones más marginadas y geográficamente aisladas.