Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report

Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kenya Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report
Published Aug 27, 2016
88 pages — Published Aug 27, 2016
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In ----, pharmaceutical sales in Kenya reached a value of KES--.--bn (USD---mn) and by ----, we believes that the Kenyan drug market will reach a value of KES---.--bn (USD-.--bn), experiencing a compound-annual growth rate (CAGR) of --.- in local currency terms and --.- in US dollar terms. ...The country s rising population and increasing urbanisation, as well as a growing communicable and non- communicable disease burden, will increase spending on medicines over the forecast period. Presenting opportunities for prescription drugmakers, in January ----, it was reported that The National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) has introduced a new package that will cover patients with chronic diseases - specifically diabetes, hypertension and cancer will be catered for. By international standards, per capita drug expenditure is extremely low; however, this compares favourably with other Sub-Saharan African markets such as Nigeria. ...Low purchasing power and limited public health insurance will maintain demand for cheap counterfeits, while on the supply side the overstretched and ineffective PPB is expected to contain, rather than counter, the problem of fake drugs. Table: Pharmaceutical Sales, Historical Data And Forecasts (Kenya ---------) ---- ---- ---- ---- ----f ----f ----f ----f ----f Pharmaceutical sales, USDbn -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- Pharmaceutical sales, USDbn, y-o- y --.-- --.-- --.-- -.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- Pharmaceutical sales, KESbn --.--- --.--- --.--- --.--- --.--- --.--- ---.--- ---.--- ---.--- Pharmaceutical sales, KESbn, y-o- y --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- --.-- Pharmaceutical sales constant exchange rate, USDbn -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- -.--- Pharmaceutical sales, USD per capita --.- --.- --.- --.- --.- --.- --.- --.- --.-

...BMI View: It is vital that companies that are looking to sell non-communicable disease therapeutics work alongside the public sector and focus on physician education and patient awareness in a market that has traditionally focussed on infectious diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV. Besides challenges related to diagnosis, care and treatment, there is a lack of understanding and knowledge about diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease among healthcare professionals and the general population, and a perception that such diseases are not as critical as other diseases affecting the country. ...

...The largest pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in East Africa. Free pharmaceutical pricing environment in the private sector. The largest pharmaceutical manufacturing industry in East Africa. Progress has been made towards establishing an East African Community (EAC) common medicines regulation policy, which aims to supervise the regulation, procurement and quality of medicines available in EAC states. ...Underdeveloped but improving pharmaceutical procurement and distribution system, plagued by financial problems.

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