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GCC Healthcare

November, 2015

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Executive Summary

Over the last decade, The GCC countries have transformed themselves into a state that makes them comparable with developing and sometimes even developed countries in terms of healthcare indicators. This journey is largely attributable to the governments' commitment to the improvement of both public health and the GCC healthcare sector. Several healthcare indicators are improving in GCC countries. Despite the progress the GCC healthcare sector has some negative aspects also like GCC healthcare infrastructure is inadequate and there is a dearth of skilled manpower in GCC healthcare sector.

 In this report we take a look at several GCC healthcare indicators like crude birth rate, health expenditure per capita and death rate. The report also provides details of GCC healthcare market, need for public private partnerships in GCC healthcare sector, top GCC healthcare projects under execution and GCC healthcare systems. GCC health insurance market and opportunities in GCC healthcare market have been discussed in separate sections. The report estimates the size of the health care industry in terms of market size of the medical equipment, in-patients, out-patients and pharmaceutical markets.

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Drivers for growth
  • Healthcare Industry in GCC ‚Äì Overview & Opportunities
  • Medical Equipment and Furniture
  • Pharmaceutical Market
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Market Size in GCC Countries
  • Healthcare education and research
  • Healthcare and IT
  • Role of Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in Healthcare
  • Challenges
  • Regulators
  • Companies in GCC region
  • Appendix

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