• Health

    OBG reviews the government and private health sectors highlighting opportunities for international medical providers to enter local markets. Overall spending, ratios of medical staff, facilities per capita and project spending plans are analysed. Health tourism also comes under scrutiny where relevant.
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After facing headwinds such as depressed international energy prices, and rising debt and fiscal imbalances, Trinidad and Tobago’s economic recession appears to be turning a corner, with GDP growth projected to climb to 0.3% in 2017 and 3.4% in 2018. As one of the largest and most diversified economies in the English-speaking Caribbean, the country is beginning to benefit from the new administration’s process of fiscal adjustment and economic diversification, spurred on by an ambitious public works pipeline.

Grâce à des politiques publiques favorables et à une production évoluant à la hausse depuis plusieurs années, l’Algérie ne cesse de se rapprocher de son objectif de devenir un grand pays exportateur de produits pharmaceutiques. L’ouverture prévue prochainement de la plus grande usine régionale du fabricant français Sanofi constitue un pas de plus dans cette direction.


How does the Statutory Health Law impact investment in the sector?


On February 17, 2017, two years after being signed into law, the Statutory Health Law (Ley Estatutaria de Salud, LES) entered into force. The most significant change to Colombian health care in nearly 25 years, the LES makes health care a fundamental right of citizens, and this legal change has wide ramifications for the provision of services...

Chapter | Health from The Report: Colombia 2017

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection is responsible for overseeing the Colombian health care system, dictating policy and promoting health care in the country. MinSalud has become one of the most progressive ministries in the government, and its policies on topics such as price control and biosimilars are pioneering for the region. The Statutory Health Law promises an expansion of...


To what extent is there a need to amend the University Law to guarantee higher quality standards within Peruvian universities?