BMI View: Rising demand for healthcare, as well as public and private investment in healthcare
infrastructure, will translate to commercial opportunities for pharmaceutical and healthcare operators in
Qatar over the forecast period. However, we highlight a deceleratio ..."
BMI View: Qatar's pharmaceuticals and healthcare sectors will continue to grow despite challenges facing
the government's revenue streams. Both an increase in public spending on health, including in
infrastructure projects, and the rising participation of the private ..."
BMI View: The roll out of Qatar's mandatory health insurance scheme will provide commercial
opportunities for private healthcare providers, drugmakers, and medical devices and infrastructure
companies. Expansion projects are already underway and in the pipeline in a b ..."
BMI View: Qatar's Annual Health Report for 2014 confirms our view that the healthcare sector will
experience strong growth over our forecast period. Sizeable expansion projects are underway, health
insurance coverage is increasing and government spending will remain e ..."
BMI View: With Qatar being the least exposed of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to lower
oil prices, government spending on healthcare will remain elevated. Access to medicines will be improved
following the implementation of the second phase of the GCC d ..."
BMI View: With Qatar's Supreme Council of Health announcing the completion of its master plan for
healthcare facilities in Qatar covering the period 2013-2033, the country is poised to invest in healthcare
infrastructure. Meanwhile, the Qatari government has decided t ..."
BMI View: The reduction of a large number of medicine prices in Qatar is likely to be detrimental to
pharmaceutical companies' revenue potential. New drug pricing - which was previously very high in the
country - will increase the volume of sales, as medicines will be ..."
BMI View: Medicine prices are expected to decline shortly in Qatar amid the 'imminent' unification of
medicine importation channels and the adoption of a new medicine pricing mechanism by the member
countries of the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC). The unified regiona ..."
BMI View: Qatar is in top position among eight countries introducing new technology and practices in
their healthcare systems, according to a study published at the World Innovation Summit for Health
(WISH). Experts assessed the gap between the perceived requirements ..."
BMI View: It is unlikely the Qatari government will respond favourably to the 'discrimination policy'
grievances voiced by the local private healthcare insurance industry this quarter. These were voiced in
response to the government's decision to use one public insura ..."