The Pharma & Healthcare industry is of vital importance for human and economic development, providing a wide range of goods and services relevant to the promotion of health at all stages in the healthcare process – from prevention and treatment to rehabilitation and palliative care. It is one of the fastest-growing industries, supported by profound demographic changes, the rising incidence of non-communicable diseases, and surging per capita health spending in both developed and emerging markets. The industry is also one of the major innovators, with increasing expenditures on development of new molecules, biotechnology and adoption of new technologies that provide advanced healthcare and ensure the longevity of the population.
The Pharma & Healthcare industry comprises the manufacture of pharmaceuticals for human and veterinary use, medical equipment and related supplies. It also includes providers of ambulatory health services, medical and diagnostic laboratories, hospitals, and nursing and residential care facilities.
In the third quarter of 2020, China’s healthcare sector managed to recover from the challenging months of the COVID-19 outbreak in the first half of the year. Nevertheless, COVID-19 continued to affect the ...View more details
Russia’s pharma and healthcare sector holds significant growth potential, stemming from the country’s large and aging population. Russia is home to largest pharmaceutical market in Central and Eastern Europe and is a ...View more details
The Polish pharmaceutical market is the largest in Central Europe and the sixth largest in the EU. It is one of the strategic sectors of the Polish economy, contributing to 1.33% of GDP. It is made up of companies dealing in the production ...View more details
In the second quarter 2020, China’s healthcare sector continued be challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the coronavirus has been affecting the socio-economic reality in the country, in July 2020 China’s State Council released ...View more details
Healthcare remains in inadequate supply throughout most of the SEA region. The shortage is especially evident in healthcare human resources; for instance, apart from Malaysia and China, all the countries in the SEA region have fewer than 1 physician ...View more details
In early 2020, a worldwide outbreak of coronavirus occurred, affecting the global socio-economic reality. COVID-19 posed a particular challenge to the healthcare industry. Since the pandemic started in Wuhan, Hubei province, China took a leading role ...View more details
The Philippines’ pharmaceuticals and healthcare sector is experiencing accelerating growth. The country’s strong economic performance over recent years and the government’s interventions to increase healthcare access are bringing ...View more details
Healthcare expenditure in Romania has been increasing steadily in recent years (up by 15.6% y/y in 2017), but remains the lowest in the EU28, both in per capita purchasing power and as a share of GDP (5.2% in 2017). An Ageing population and ...View more details
Turkey’s healthcare system has been fully reformed under the 2003-2013 Health Transformation Programme (HTP), expanding the coverage and quality of health services across the country. Healthcare has been among ...View more details