• 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 nearly two decades of sustained economic growth and stability, Peru’s economy continues to expand. Economic diversification and the introduction of more technology-intensive production processes are now key to enable the country to sustain the growth rates it was able to achieve during its commodity-led boom and avoid what economists...

 

Since 2013, Peru’s health sector has been undergoing significant change as the country works to improve a system characterised by fragmentation, decentralisation and limited financing. The ongoing reform of Peru’s health sector has enabled the country to make significant strides to increase coverage and access to health care services among all...

 

Peru currently invests 4% of its GDP into education. How important is it to increase this amount?

Chapter | Education & Health from The Report: Peru 2017

As the period of contraction of the commodity cycle continues to dampen Peru’s growth prospects, the education sector has become critical to the country’s ability to begin its transition to a knowledge-based economy. In a post-commodity cycle scenario, aligning vocational and technical training with labour market needs is expected to gradually rise to the top of the agenda in the medium term,...

Over the last two decades Peru has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the region. Remarkably resilient to global headwinds, positive GDP growth has continued despite the end of the commodities boom. Yet the growth rate has slowed and the initial impetus of a first wave of structural reforms has faded. The question now is whether the current administration can address problems, implement further reforms and re-accelerate the economy.

 

A children’s specialist hospital, new facilities and staff to deal with mental health, and a shift towards a primary care model are among the priorities identified in an analysis of health care provision in Abu Dhabi. The Capacity Master Plan (CMP) was published by Health Authority - Abu Dhabi (HAAD) in August 2016, to give stakeholders in...