Hospital players and deals you should know about in Asia : Country briefs: China, India, and Indonesia
Hospital markets country briefs China We have explored the many trends driving the growth in China’s healthcare market in the above sections. With the recent policy change allowing 100% non-Chinese ownership of hospitals and other health services, foreign and private ventures in China’s healthcare sector is projected to increase over time. In fact, the [...]
Part 3 of the report Asia healthcare Titans 2013 from Clearstate Pte Ltd. Source: More than 10% stake, deal worth more than US$ 15 million, target country Asia. Unless otherwise indicated, source: Bloomberg & EIU Zephyr databases Tej Deol, M.D.
Supply drivers and trends in Asia Strong demand inadequately met by current infrastructure At 2.08 beds and 1.09 doctors per 1,000 population, Asia and Australasia lags behind the global average (2.72 and 1.72 respectively, refer to Figure 6 below).[i] As Asia continues in its growth trajectory, demand will continue to outstrip supply. The market [...]
Demand drivers and trends in Asia GDP growth drives healthcare spending With real GDP growth rates almost double the global average (5.70% compared to 2.30%[i]), Asia will be a prime driver of global economic growth going forward. At real GDP growth in the range of 5–8% in Asia annually, and with healthcare projected to [...]
The following series of posts describing the current landscape in the Hospital sector in prominent Asia Pacific markets are derived from a proprietary report developed by Clearstate. Clearstate, an Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare business, is the market leader in healthcare research-based consulting in the emerging markets. The analysis and content in this report is derived [...]
Interesting article (click link) in The Singapore Straits Times today on a topic of increasing relevance to Singaporeans as they grapple with demographic challenges with respect to native population maintenance. With advanced economic development and increasing work-place participation of women, birth rates have been falling steadily and are now below natural population replacement rates causing [...]
Hospitals, especially level 3 hospitals, are seeing disproportionately high patient volumes due to overwhelming patient preference over primary health facilities; RMB 16.5 bil budgeted for 2009-2011 to expand primary healthcare infrastructure and address the imbalance, implying a shift in growth opportunities from urban to rural / lower tier cities.
Malaysia’s government undergoing a strong push to extend national healthcare capabilities with emphasis on continued healthcare infrastructure development, as the National healthcare ecosystem is developed to propel economic growth. This initiative will include the planned construction of new hospitals and specialized facilities, including eight new hospitals, 156 rural clinics, 41 community health clinics, and 50 [...]
Struggle to combat infectious diseases while manage rapid growth of chronic diseases in India: Significant economic burden with estimated 50 million diabetics and high mortality rate due to chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease India has the second largest population in the world and its GDP is ranked 9th in the world. The healthcare sector [...]
Transition from infectious diseases to rise of chronic diseases, with more than 2.2 Million new cases of cancer annually, and 1 in 5 adults suffering from cardiovascular disease Home to a population of 1.3 billion people, China is now the world’s largest economy after the US. China’s healthcare and disease profiles are undergoing significant changes [...]