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Faced with a significant rise in demand for health care services during the pandemic, technology has proven to be a useful tool in overcoming the capacity limits of health care facilities in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the UAE. This report looks at how each of these markets reacted to the pandemic in its initial stages, the role of digital health services in improving access to information and how technology will reshape the landscape of health care provision going forwards.
Although Peru entered the crisis in a strong fiscal position and deployed an aggressive stimulus programme to counter economic fallout, high case counts, stringent restrictions and infrastructure deficits weighed on public finances and health outcomes.
As one of the few countries which are forecast to grow in 2020 and the only forecast to grow in the MENA region this year, Egypt’s economy has remained remarkably resilient. This is closely linked to the well capitalised financial services sector which has ensured credit has flowed to companies and individuals during the height of the pandemic.