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

Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report

Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Zimbabwe Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report
Published Oct 22, 2016
71 pages — Published Oct 22, 2016
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Abstract:

In August ----, Zimbabwe set up a clinical trials unit at Chitungwiza Central Hospital, allowing local pharmaceutical companies to test the safety and effectiveness of generic drugs in the country instead of sending them to India and Germany. In August ----, Harare saw the opening of a new USD--mn private cancer hospital Oncocare, the second cancer hospital in Zimbabwe. ...In August ----, Harare saw the opening of a new USD--mn private cancer hospital Oncocare, the second cancer hospital in Zimbabwe. A study commissioned by the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) and Union Zimbabwe assessing the knowledge, attitudes and practices towards tuberculosis (TB) of communities in Zimbabwe, revealed that -- of respondents did not know how to prevent TB, while -- indicated that they were not well informed about the disease. The Zimbabwe Diabetic Association is calling on the government to provide free access to diabetic medications as the cost of managing the disease continues to escalate. ...The Zimbabwe Diabetic Association is calling on the government to provide free access to diabetic medications as the cost of managing the disease continues to escalate. According to the association s estimates, -- of the population have diabetes but may be unaware as many remain undiagnosed due to lack of knowledge about the disease.

...Exports to South Africa are threatened by rail and road transport regulations, requiring more costly airlifting, and also by the introduction of local procurement guidelines. A continuation of the government s negligent attitude towards sector regulation is likely to have a negative impact on operating conditions. ...Exports to South Africa are threatened by rail and road transport regulations, requiring more costly airlifting, and also by the introduction of local procurement guidelines. A continuation of the government s negligent attitude towards sector regulation is likely to have a negative impact on operating conditions. Insufficient numbers of medical personnel exacerbated by emigration of workers. ...The market will remain reliant on donations, as the local drug manufacturing is decimated by the lack of liquidity and government support. Limited domestic production unlikely to rebound without government assistance.

...BMI View: The Zimbabwean pharmaceutical market, significantly weakened by the country s economic and political crises, is not expected to make a meaningful recovery over the next five years. Long-term forecasting is likely to be unreliable given the country s considerable political and economic instability. ...

  
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