Kenya Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Report
A high birth rate due to limited birth control and the importance placed on having a large family by rural populations as a source of economic strength, as well as a growing disease burden, is likely to put further pressure on Keny ..."
BMI View: The growing Kenyan population will support the growth of the country's pharmaceuticals and
healthcare industry. While fertility rates have dropped over the last decade, from 5.0 births per woman in
2003 to 4.4 births per woman in 2013, we note that these fig ..."
BMI View: While the Kenyan government is focused on improving the provision of healthcare services, we
believe that there is a long way to go before a universal healthcare service can be implemented. Kenya is
East Africa's most developed country - yet issues such as t ..."
BMI View: The Kenyan government is focused on improving its population's access to healthcare.
However, inefficiencies such as the lack of suitable infrastructure and delayed completion of health facility
upgrades, the lack of human resources such as nurses and doctors and a sl ..."
BMI View: Kenya is an attractive prospect for companies looking to set up a manufacturing base in the region. Among the East African Community (EAC), Kenya has the deepest financial markets and an efficient manufacturing sector, as well as being home to the strategically importan ..."
BMI View: Increased longevity in developed markets translates into an increased demand for aged care healthcare services and medicines. However, in emerging markets such as Kenya, despite increased life expectancy, communicable diseases will remain a significant health burden ove ..."