• 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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As Egypt is the most-populous Arab nation and third-most populous in Africa, population pressure is driving the nation’s economic agenda, with an estimated 3.5m young Egyptians entering the labour force by 2023. Recent years have seen an array of public initiatives aimed at encouraging private sector activity, but these remain hampered by a challenging economic backdrop and structural hurdles.

México ha diseñado una nueva estrategia para capitalizar el potencial de crecimiento del sector de Deportes y Bienestar, basada en educar a los jóvenes sobre los diferentes estilos de vida saludables. No obstante, los recortes presupuestarios que se vienen efectuando a los proveedores de servicios estatales podrían representar un obstáculo para el plan.


Indonesia has entered the final stages of its universal health care system rollout, which is set to stimulate continued growth across the private sector. The public scheme will provide an alternative to the country’s private system, addressing the lack of access for Indonesians who cannot afford private coverage but do not qualify for state-...


What trends have you observed in Indonesia’s higher education sector in the past year?


In terms of medical tourism, how competitive is Indonesia’s health sector globally?


Rising health care costs, ageing populations and changing lifestyles in emerging economies are stoking demand for medical technology (medtech) solutions. These entail not just smart devices that remotely monitor and transmit biometric data, but any instance of technology that helps to deliver health services. These initiatives are happening...