Middle East Healthcare | Growth of the Megaprojects

Middle East Healthcare | Growth of the Megaprojects

4th Nov 2015

The healthcare boom in the Gulf is set to continue, stimulated by rising populations, increasing affluence, longer life expectancy and the growth in medical tourism from surrounding countries.

The latest  Ventures Middle East Onsite Report 2015 estimates that $7.3 billion contracts were awarded in 2015, a $1.45 billion  increase over 2014, almost 20%.

In the region, the Saudi Arabian health care sector is the largest (it is the most populous country) and expected growth is 9.2 % per annum up to 2020. The UAE and Qatar are the fastest growing areas and are investing heavily in medical tourism. The UAE is building more than 20 hospitals to cope with this expected influx of patients.

 

The Most Popular Specialities

Some medical specialities are in high demand whilst others are almost forgotten. The demographics of the Gulf and anticipated medical tourism market make the following specialities popular:

  1. Orthopaedic Surgery
  2. Plastic Surgery (especially Aesthetic Surgery)
  3. Endocrinology
  4. Dermatology
  5. Paediatrics
  6. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  7. Gastroenterology
  8. Neurology

Comments

Retiring from present appointment Keen to relocate Looking forward for surgical specialist and director post Regards Ashok 00917709075217
Posted on Thursday, November 05, 2015 12:21 by Ashok

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