Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Health & Fitness(Healthcare & Medicine)
Filter PR by
  
Growth in Health and Med-tech Industry Set to Accelerate as Regional Demand for Service Provision Rises*
 
Growth in Health and Med-tech Industry Set to Accelerate as Regional Demand for Service Provision Rises*

Oxford Business Group and Altibbi MENA team up for new Covid-19 Response Report

 

United Arab Emirates -  February 14, 2021:   A new Covid Response Report (CRR), produced by Oxford Business Group (OBG) in partnership with the digital health platform Altibbi, explores the rapid development and uptake of medical and health technology across four MENA markets in 2020, while considering the major part that further innovation will play in driving economic recovery in the region. 

The CRR provides in-depth analysis of how Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE responded to the pandemic in an easy-to-navigate and accessible format, focusing on key data and infographics relating to the technological advances in the health care system of each country against the broader socio-economic landscape.

The report tracks the investment made by all four countries in health care provision in recent years which, while varying in terms of funds allocated and inflows, bolstered their efforts to contain the virus when it arrived and care for patients.

It looks, in particular, at the broad range of tech-led medical and health services introduced by each market, which proved crucial in the pandemic by making alternative, remote solutions available and reducing the overall pressure on traditional systems. 

Key examples included e-health and telemedicine options, which were key in delivering vital public health information and facilitating remote consultations, thereby helping to prevent the spread of Covid-19. 

Subscribers will also find coverage of the medical and health technology industry’s potential for growth in areas such as medical record digitalisation, which is expected to gain momentum in line with demand for integrated health care systems, telemedicine and automation. 

The report explores Altibbi’s growth story, tracking its expansion and the steps it took to continue operating throughout the pandemic, when demand for services – both established and new – rose sharply. It also looks in detail at the firm’s collaborative projects with the governments of Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, which enabled them to continue delivering their health care provision through telehealth consultations and Covid-19 information hotlines, alongside other services, in a challenging environment.

Jalil Allabadi, Founder and CEO, Altibbi, said that having enabled governments to provide essential health information and medical services remotely when Covid-19 arrived, new technologies were now expected to play an even greater role in post-pandemic health care, driven forward by changing demographics, rising levels of internet use and pressure on current systems.

“Approximately 400m people in the Arab world are still without access to essential medical services, while the proportion of the MENA population aged over 65 is rising. At the same time, an estimated 70% of doctor visits are considered to be unnecessary,” he said. “Technological tools in various forms, ranging from telemedicine to apps, will play a critical part in meeting demand for health information and medical care, at a time when governments are keeping a close eye on their budgets.”

Karine Loehman, OBG’s Managing Director for Africa, said that unlike key areas of the global economy, technology-enabled health services had performed strongly during the pandemic, with health-tech companies able to tap into the disruption to doing business.

“The outlook for the sector is bright, with industry players already focused on developing solutions that will help to fill vacuums in quality and infrastructure,” he said. “From a regional perspective, all four study countries are expected to exhibit strong GDP per capita growth going forward, pointing to promising prospects for higher purchasing power and telehealth spending.”

The CRR on the MENA region forms part of a series of tailored reports which the global research and advisory company is currently producing with its partners, alongside other highly relevant, go-to research tools, including a range of country-specific Covid-19 Economic Impact Assessment articles and interviews.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 5728 times
PR Category : Healthcare & Medicine
Posted on : Sunday, February 14, 2021  3:19:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Al Ain Nursing Department Awarded for Outstanding Quality of...
Next Story : Marsh & World Economic Forum: How Do We Create Greater Resil...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Celebrate the Essence of Giving this Ramadan with LOOTAH Perfumes [6392-Views]
Police Ladies Collection [5490-Views]
Cosmotel Day 5 [5121-Views]
Fill Your Home With Swiss Arabian's Most Elegant of Bakhoors This Ramadan [4756-Views]
Ramadan 2021 – A Shining Celebration of Wonder [4490-Views]
Celebrate Ramadan with CATRICE [4395-Views]
Ramadan Kareem from Pandora [4330-Views]
Herbal Essentials: The Affordable Natural Skincare Regimen for Healthy Skin This Ramadan [4268-Views]
Special Edition Crescent Collection Launched by Titan Watches [3920-Views]
Home Décor & Dining Selection For Ramadan [3883-Views]
Mouawad Celebrates the Holy Month of Ramadan [3797-Views]
Ralph Lauren Debuts Team USA's Closing Ceremony Parade Uniform and Apparel Collection, Fea... [3661-Views]
100 Days To Tokyo! [3649-Views]
Celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan With Nespresso [3284-Views]
NOTE COSMETIQUE, A Global Brand with a Strong Local Presence, Unifying Women from Every Cu... [3182-Views]
Ministry of Health Launches “Ma'kom in Ramadan” Program [2993-Views]
Build Your Gourmet Burger Iftar With GBK [2944-Views]
Coffee Communications Now Represents MKS Jewellery [2784-Views]
Aster MIMS Kozhikode Offers Paediatric Surgeries Free of Cost to the Financially-Weak Chil... [2735-Views]
Dubai Health Authority Holds Symposium to Conclude UAE's Month of Reading [2722-Views]
Al Majid Motors Seeks to Spread Joy this Ramadan with Special Offers Across KIA Line Up [2616-Views]
KIPLING SS21 Collection [2608-Views]
Al-Futtaim's Trading Enterprises Announces Exclusive Ramadan Offers on Dodge for 2021 [2558-Views]
Faces Celebrates 30 Day of Kindness [2546-Views]
DHA Announces Healthcare Facilities Timings during the Holy Month of Ramadan [2398-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories