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CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - South Africa

CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - South Africa

Summary

GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its latest report, “CountryFocus: Healthcare, Regulatory and Reimbursement Landscape - South Africa”. The report is an essential source of information on and analysis of the healthcare, regulatory and reimbursement landscape in South Africa. It identifies the key trends in the country’s healthcare market and provides insights into its demographic, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape and healthcare infrastructure. Most importantly, the report provides valuable insights into the trends and segmentation of its pharmaceutical and medical device markets. It uses data and information sourced from proprietary databases, secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalData’s team of industry experts.
The population of South Africa in 2015 was 54.96 million, having grown at a CAGR of 2% from 2008. In 2011, the government introduced the National Health Insurance (NHI) policy to promote the pharmaceutical market. To increase the growth rate of the pharmaceutical industry, the government also introduced the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (SAHPRA). Through SAHPRA, the government aims to increase the pace of the drug approval process, while maintaining the highest possible quality standards.
In 2015, the government spent 0.59% of GDP in 2015 on R&D on medical and health science and exported $2.31 billion of pharmaceutical products. The pharmaceutical market in South Africa was worth $5.16 billion in 2015 and is projected to reach $7.28 billion by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7%. The medical device market was valued at $1.8 billion in 2015 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.1% to $2.19 billion by 2020.

These positive growth trends can be primarily attributed to -

  • An increasingly elderly population
  • Universal health coverage
  • Government initiatives
Scope

The report provides information on the healthcare, regulatory, and reimbursement landscape in South Africa which includes -
  • An overview of the pharmaceutical and medical device markets, comprising market size, segmentation, and key drivers and barriers
  • Profiles and SWOT analyses of the major players in the pharmaceutical market: Aspen Pharmacare, Adcock Ingram, Pfizer, GSK and Roche; and profiles and SWOT analyses of the major players in the medical device market: Essilor International, Sirona Dental System, Paul Hartmann, Alcon and GSK
  • An insightful review of the reimbursement and regulatory landscape, with analysis covering details of the country’s healthcare reimbursement process, regulatory agencies and the approval processes for new drugs and medical devices
  • Detailed analysis of the country’s political and economic environment, covering economic indicators, demographics, healthcare infrastructure and healthcare expenditure
  • An overview of the opportunities for and challenges to growth in the South African healthcare market
Reasons to buy

This report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to -
  • Develop business strategies by understanding the trends shaping and driving South Africa’s healthcare market
  • Drive revenues by understanding the key trends, reimbursement and regulatory policies, pharmaceutical market segments and companies likely to impact South Africa’s healthcare market in the future
  • Formulate effective sales and marketing strategies by understanding the competitive landscape and analyzing competitors’ performance
  • Organize your sales and marketing efforts by identifying the market categories and segments that present the most opportunities for consolidation, investment and strategic partnership


1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Introduction
2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance
3 Overview of the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Markets
3.1 Pharmaceutical Market
3.1.1 Market Overview
3.1.2 Pharmaceutical Exports and Imports
3.1.3 Supply Channels
3.1.4 Market Segments
3.1.5 Overview of Top Five Therapeutic Areas
3.1.6 Major Players
3.2 Medical Device Market
3.2.1 Market Overview
3.2.2 Overview of Top Five Segments
3.2.3 Major Players
3.3 Market Drivers and Barriers
3.3.1 Drivers
3.3.2 Barriers
4 Market Access
4.1 Reimbursement and Payer Landscape
4.1.1 Overview of Healthcare System
4.1.2 Reimbursement Process
4.1.3 Overview of Insurance Providers
4.1.4 Patient Share in Healthcare Spending
4.1.5 Pricing Policies
4.2 Regulatory Landscape
4.2.1 Overview of Regulatory Agencies
4.2.2 Market Authorization Procedure for Medicines
4.2.3 Market Authorization Procedure for Medical Devices
4.2.4 Licensing Process for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturing
4.2.5 Licensing Process for Pharmaceutical Exports and Imports
4.2.6 Intellectual Property Rights
4.2.7 Clinical Trial Regulations
4.2.8 Pharmaceutical Advertising Regulations
4.2.9 Pharmacy Regulations
4.2.10 Labeling and Packaging Regulations
5 Country Analysis
5.1 Political Environment
5.1.1 Political Structure
5.1.2 Analysis of Current Political Environment
5.1.3 Healthcare Policy Initiatives
5.2 Economic Landscape
5.3 Economic Indicators
5.3.1 Gross Domestic Product
5.3.2 Gross National Income
5.3.3 Inflation
5.3.4 Currency Exchange Rate
5.3.5 Foreign Direct Investment
5.3.6 Foreign Exchange Reserves
5.3.7 Trade Balance
5.3.8 General Government Structural Balance
5.3.9 General Government Net Debt
5.3.10 Major Industries
5.4 Demographics
5.4.1 Population
5.4.2 Education and Literacy
5.4.3 Employment
5.4.4 Disease Burden
5.5 Healthcare Infrastructure
5.5.1 Healthcare Facilities
5.5.2 Healthcare Parameters
5.5.3 Environmental Health
5.5.4 Healthcare Personnel
5.6 Healthcare Expenditure
5.6.1 Overview
5.6.2 Major Components of Healthcare Spending
5.6.3 Public-Private Sector Share
5.6.4 Spending in Healthcare, Research and Development
5.7 Trade Associations
5.7.1 Innovative Pharmaceutical Association South Africa
5.7.2 Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa
5.7.3 National Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
5.7.4 Hospitals Association of South Africa
5.8 Trade Fairs
6 Opportunities and Challenges
6.1 Opportunities
6.2 Challenges
7 Appendix
7.1 Abbreviations
7.2 Bibliography
7.3 Research Methodology
7.3.1 Coverage
7.3.2 Secondary Research
7.3.3 Forecasts
7.3.4 Expert Panel
7.4 Disclaimer
1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 2: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2016-2020
Table 3: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Pharmaceutical Exports and Imports ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 4: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Top Therapeutic Areas by Prevalence Rate (per 1,000), 2015
Table 5: Pharmaceutical Market, Aspen, Global, Major Products, 2016
Table 6: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Major Products, Adcock Ingram, 2015
Table 7: Pharmaceutical Market, Pfizer, Late-Stage Pipeline, 2016
Table 8: GlaxoSmithKline, Global, Major Products Revenue ($m) and Annual Growth (%), 2015
Table 9: Pharmaceutical Market, GlaxoSmithKline, Late-Stage Pipeline, 2016
Table 10: Pharmaceutical Market, Roche, Global, Major Products, Revenue ($m) and Annual Growth (%), 2016
Table 11: Pharmaceutical Market, Roche, Global, Late-stage Pipeline, 2016
Table 12: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 13: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2016-2020
Table 14: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) by Segment, 2015
Table 15: Ophthalmic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Table 16: Ophthalmic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Table 17: Orthopedic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Table 18: Orthopedic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2015
Table 19: Cardiovascular Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Table 20: Cardiovascular Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2015
Table 21: Nephrology and Urology Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Table 22: Nephrology and Urology Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Table 23: ENT Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Table 24: ENT Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Table 25: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Table 26: Major Products, Alcon, Major Products, 2015
Table 27: Healthcare System, South Africa Government Employees Medical Scheme, 2016
Table 28: Healthcare Spending, South Africa, Patient Share in Healthcare Spending (%), 2008-2015
Table 29: Pricing Policies, South Africa, Pharmacist Markup Overview, 2010
Table 30: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product per Capita ($), 2008-2015
Table 31: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product per Capita ($), 2016-2020
Table 32: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product Annual Growth (%), 2008-2015
Table 33: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product Annual Growth (%), 2016-2020
Table 34: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross National Income per Capita ($), 2008-2015
Table 35: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Index, 2008-2015
Table 36: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Index, 2016-2020
Table 37: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Annual Change (%), 2008-2015
Table 38: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Currency Exchange Rate (ZAR/$), 2008-2015
Table 39: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Foreign Direct Investment ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 40: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Foreign Exchange Reserves ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 41: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Imports of Goods and Services ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 42: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Exports of Goods and Services ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 43: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Government Structural Balance ($bn), 2008-2015
Table 44: Economic Indicators, South Africa, General Government Net Debt as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Table 45: Economic Indicators, South Africa, General Government Net Debt as Percentage of GDP (%), 2016-2020
Table 46: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Major Industries by Contribution to GDP, 2015
Table 47: Demographics, South Africa, Population (million), 2008-2015
Table 48: Demographics, South Africa, Population (million), 2016-2020
Table 49: Demographics, South Africa, Urban-Rural Population Share (%), 2008-2015
Table 50: Demographics, South Africa, Urban-Rural Population Share (%), 2016-2020
Table 51: Demographics, South Africa, Population Distribution by Age Group (%), 2008-2015
Table 52: Demographics, South Africa, Population Distribution by Age Group (%), 2016-2020
Table 53: Demographics, South Africa, Births (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 54: Demographics, South Africa, Mortality (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 55: Demographics, South Africa, Leading Causes of Mortality, 2014
Table 56: Demographics, South Africa, Children under Five, Mortality Rate (%), 2008-2015
Table 57: Demographics, South Africa, Immunization Rate (%), 2012
Table 58: Demographics, South Africa, Major Causes of Male Mortality (%), 2014
Table 59: Demographics, South Africa, Major Causes of Female Mortality (%), 2014
Table 60: Demographics, South Africa, Gender Ratio (M/F), 2008-2015
Table 61: Demographics, South Africa, Life Expectancy at Birth (years), 2008-2015
Table 62: Demographics, South Africa, Enrollments by Level of Education (million), 2013-2014
Table 63: Demographics, South Africa, Unemployment Rate (%), 2008-2015
Table 64: Demographics, South Africa, Disability-Adjusted Life Years by Disease ('000), 2012
Table 65: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Number of Hospitals, 2008-2015
Table 66: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Establishments, 2008-2015
Table 67: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Public Hospitals, 2008-2015
Table 68: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Beds (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 69: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Beds by Sector, 2008-2015
Table 70: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Public Hospital Beds, 2008-2015
Table 71: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Doctors (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 72: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, PM2.5 (µg/m3), 2008-2015
Table 73: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, CO2 Emissions (metric tons per capita), 2008-2015
Table 74: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Nurses (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 75: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Pharmacists (per 100,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 76: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Dentists (per 100,000 population), 2008-2015
Table 77: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Healthcare Expenditure as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Table 78: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Primary Healthcare Expenditure, Current Health Expenditure by Program (%), 2014-2015
Table 79: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Public-Private Share (%), 2008-2015
Table 80: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Table 81: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Major Healthcare Trade Fairs, 2017
1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 2: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2016-2020
Figure 3: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Pharmaceutical Exports and Imports ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 4: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Supply Chain, 2016
Figure 5: Pharmaceutical Market, South Africa, Top Therapeutic Areas by Prevalence Rate (per 1,000), 2015
Figure 6: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 7: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($bn), 2016-2020
Figure 8: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue by Segment ($m), 2015
Figure 9: Ophthalmic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Figure 10: Ophthalmic Devices, South Africa, Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Figure 11: Orthopedic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Figure 12: Orthopedic Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2015
Figure 13: Cardiovascular Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Figure 14: Cardiovascular Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2015
Figure 15: Nephrology and Urology Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Figure 16: Nephrology and Urology Devices, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Figure 17: ENT Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m), 2008-2015
Figure 18: ENT Device Market, South Africa, Revenue ($m) and Market Share (%) of Major Players, 2012
Figure 19: Medical Device Market, South Africa, Revenue of Major Players ($m), 2012
Figure 20: Healthcare Market, South Africa, Drivers and Barriers, 2016
Figure 21: Healthcare System, South Africa, Major Healthcare Financing Reforms, 1994-2016
Figure 22: Healthcare System, South Africa, Process of Addition to Essential Drugs List, 2016
Figure 23: Healthcare Spending, South Africa, Patient Share in Healthcare Spending (%), 2008-2015
Figure 24: Regulatory Landscape, South Africa, Medicines Control Council Structure, 2016
Figure 25: Regulatory Landscape, South Africa, New Drug Approval Process, 2015
Figure 26: Market Access, South Africa, Patent Approval Process, 2016
Figure 27: Market Access, South Africa, Trademark Registration Process, 2016
Figure 28: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product per Capita ($), 2008-2015
Figure 29: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product per Capita ($), 2016-2020
Figure 30: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product Annual Growth (%), 2008-2015
Figure 31: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross Domestic Product Annual Growth (%), 2016-2020
Figure 32: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Gross National Income per Capita ($), 2008-2015
Figure 33: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Index, 2008-2015
Figure 34: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Index, 2016-2020
Figure 35: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Average Consumer Price Annual Change (%), 2008-2015
Figure 36: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Currency Exchange Rate (ZAR/$), 2008-2015
Figure 37: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Foreign Direct Investment ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 38: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Foreign Exchange Reserves ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 39: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Imports of Goods and Services ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 40: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Exports of Goods and Services ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 41: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Government Structural Balance ($bn), 2008-2015
Figure 42: Economic Indicators, South Africa, General Government Net Debt as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Figure 43: Economic Indicators, South Africa, General Government Net Debt as Percentage of GDP (%), 2016-2020
Figure 44: Economic Indicators, South Africa, Major Industries by Contribution to GDP, 2015
Figure 45: Demographics, South Africa, Population (million), 2008-2015
Figure 46: Demographics, South Africa, Population (million), 2016-2020
Figure 47: Demographics, South Africa, Urban-Rural Population Share (%), 2008-2015
Figure 48: Demographics, South Africa, Urban-Rural Population Share (%), 2016-2020
Figure 49: Demographics, South Africa, Population Distribution by Age Group (%), 2008-2015
Figure 50: Demographics, South Africa, Population Distribution by Age Group (%), 2016-2020
Figure 51: Demographics, South Africa, Births (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 52: Demographics, South Africa, Mortality (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 53: Demographics, South Africa, Major Causes of Mortality, 2014
Figure 54: Demographics, South Africa, Children under Five, Mortality Rate (%), 2008-2015
Figure 55: Demographics, South Africa, Immunization Rate (%), 2012
Figure 56: Demographics, South Africa, Major Causes of Male Mortality (%), 2014
Figure 57: Demographics, South Africa, Major Causes of Female Mortality (%), 2014
Figure 58: Demographics, South Africa, Gender Ratio (M/F), 2008-2015
Figure 59: Demographics, South Africa, Life Expectancy at Birth (years), 2008-2015
Figure 60: Demographics, South Africa, Enrollment by Level of Education (million), 2013-2014
Figure 61: Demographics, South Africa, Unemployment Rate (%), 2008-2015
Figure 62: Demographics, South Africa, Disability-Adjusted Life Years by Disease ('000), 2012
Figure 63: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Number of Hospitals, 2008-2015
Figure 64: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Establishments, 2008-2015
Figure 65: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Public Hospitals, 2008-2015
Figure 66: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Beds (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 67: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Hospital Beds by Sector, 2008-2015
Figure 68: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Public Hospital Beds, 2008-2015
Figure 69: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Doctors (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 70: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, PM2.5 (µg/m3), 2008-2015
Figure 71: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, CO2 Emissions (metric tons per capita), 2008-2015
Figure 72: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Nurses (per 1,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 73: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Pharmacists (per 100,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 74: Healthcare Infrastructure, South Africa, Dentists (per 100,000 population), 2008-2015
Figure 75: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Healthcare Expenditure as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Figure 76: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Primary Healthcare Expenditure by Program (%), 2014-2015
Figure 77: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Healthcare Expenditure as Percentage of GDP by Sector (%), 2008-2015
Figure 78: Healthcare Expenditure, South Africa, Gross Domestic Expenditure on R&D as Percentage of GDP (%), 2008-2015
Figure 79: Healthcare Market, South Africa, Opportunities and Challenges, 2016

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