• 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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La Côte d’Ivoire a lancé une nouvelle application mobile pour ouvrir la voie au déploiement de son programme de couverture maladie universelle à l’heure où les secteurs public et privé s’emploient à améliorer la qualité de l’offre médicale.

Egypt is moving forward with plans to upgrade public health care services following the approval of a $530m loan from the World Bank, which will also support the rollout of a universal health insurance plan.

Los nuevos tratamientos para la diabetes, aunados a las iniciativas del gobierno para concientizar y aumentar las medidas de prevención, están ayudando a detener el creciente costo de atención de las Enfermedades No Transmisibles (ENT) en el sistema de salud de México.

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.

 

In 2007 the federal Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad del Bajío in León, Guanajuato, became the country’s first hospital to be opened under a public-private partnership (PPP) model. Since then two other major federal PPP hospitals have been opened in Ixtapaluca, Mexico State and Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas.

 

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 global consulting firm PwC’s Strategy& team, more than half of respondents anticipated that over 30% of their global sales would originate in emerging markets by...