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.
The economy’s return to growth provided a strong impetus to the Russian healthcare sector in 2017. Healthcare expenditure grew by a robust 22% y/y, when measured in US dollar terms, the first increase in many years. However, at USD 92bn in 2017 ...View more details
Russia’s healthcare and pharmaceutical sector was badly affected by the 2015-2016 recession, which resulted in a sharp drop in government spending, while the weak rouble and high inflation cut into households’ disposable incomes. Though ...View more details
The Russian healthcare and pharmaceutical sector is suffering under the impact of ongoing recession in the Russian economy and depressed domestic demand. The healthcare system is in dire need of financing as lower oil prices and a sharply devalued ...View more details