Kenya Antibiotics Market Analysis

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  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4842

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Antibiotics Market: Segmented by Drug Class (Penicillin, Tetracyclines, Cephalosporins, Quinolones, Sulfonamides, Aminoglycosides, Carbapenems, and Others), Spectrum (Broad Spectrum and Narrow Spectrum Antibiotics) and Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online Pharmacies, and others)- Growth, Trends, And Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The Antibiotics market size in Kenya stood at USD xx billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD xx billion by 2028, exhibiting a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period

Antibiotics also known as an Antibacterial agent, are drugs that have the ability to destroy or slow down the growth of bacteria and are widely used for the treatment and prevention of diseases like Tuberculosis, Pneumonia, Diarrhoea, Malaria and Sexually Transmitted Diseases that are highly prevalent in Kenya. Broad Spectrum Antibiotics are effective against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria as well as certain protozoan infections.

Market Drivers

The demand for antibiotics is significantly increasing owing to the huge burden of infectious diseases in Kenya. The high prevalence of infectious diseases, such as lower respiratory infections, pneumonia, malaria, and tuberculosis, is expected to fuel the market growth.

In 2019, the Kenya national malaria incidence was reported at 125.92 cases per 1000 population. According to a study conducted in 2020, the prevalence of diarrhoea among children under five years in the households of urban informal settlements in Kenya was 18.7%.

The rising prevalence of bacterial infections, coupled with the need for effective and newer antibiotics, is driving the demand for advanced antibiotics

However, large number of counterfeit drugs in the market and anti-microbial resistance due to antibiotics are restraining growth of antibiotics market in Kenya.

1. Kenya Antibiotics Market Overview………………………………………………………
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers……………………………………………………..…………….
A. High Burden of Infectious Diseases in Kenya
B. Need for New and Better Antibiotics
3. Major Infections Treated with Antibiotics………………………………………….
A. Strep Throat
B. Skin Infections
C. Malaria
D. Conjunctivitis
E. Upper and Lower Respiratory Infections
F. Urinary Tract Infections
G. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
4. Antibiotics Market Segmentation……………………….………………………………
A. Drug Class
I. Penicillin
II. Tetracyclines
III. Cephalosporins
IV. Quinolones
V. Sulfonamides
VI. Aminoglycosides
VII. Carbapenems
VIII. Others
B. Spectrum
I. Broad Spectrum Antibiotics
II. Narrow Spectrum Antibiotics
C. Distribution Channel
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
IV. Others
5. Antibiotics Major Drugs Market Share……………………………………………
A. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast – By Revenue
6. Competitive Landscape………………..………………………………………………
A. Major Players
B. Products in Pipeline
7. Key Company Profiles…………………………………………………………………
A. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Sanofi (SA) Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Merck & Co. Company, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
8. Healthcare Policies and Regulatory Landscape……………………………….
A. Policy changes and Reimbursement scenario
9. Factors Driving Future Growth……………………………………………………….
A. New Trends and Development Antibiotics market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the antibiotics market in Kenya can be segmented into Penicillin, Tetracyclines, Cephalosporins, Quinolones, Sulfonamides, Aminoglycosides, Carbapenems, and Others.

Penicillin, Cephalosporin, Carbapenem, and Monobactam belong to Beta lactam & Beta lactamase inhibitors drug class. The beta lactam & beta lactamase inhibitors segment is anticipated to maintain dominance throughout the forecast period. This is attributed to its broad-spectrum activity, which heals infections caused due to multiple groups of bacteria.

By Spectrum:

Based on the spectrum of activity, the market is bifurcated into broad-spectrum antibiotic and narrow-spectrum antibiotic. The broad-spectrum antibiotic segment is projected to exhibit the highest growth during the forecast period. This is attributed to the fact that broad-spectrum antibiotics act against a wide range of diseases, which in turn helps to combat antimicrobial resistance.

By Distribution Channel:

On the basis of distribution channel, the market for cardiovascular drugs can be segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, online pharmacies, and others. The retail pharmacy segment is expected to dominate the market throughout the forecast period.

Major Players

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is reported to be Kenya’s leading pharmaceutical supplier, with around 12% market share. GlaxoSmithKline has been able to garner a substantial share of Kenya’s pharmaceutical market largely due to the popularity of its anti-infectives, including antibiotics. The prices of Amoxil (amoxicillin) 500mg, Suprapen (amoxicillin plus flucloxacillin) 500mg and Floxapen (flucloxacillin) 500mg are particularly competitive within the respective active ingredient classes.

Other leading pharmaceutical companies are Sanofi Aventis, Merck & Co., Cipla and Abbott Laboratories.

Domestic Players include Cosmos Healthcare Limited, Universal Pharmaceutical Limited and DAWA Limited.

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  8. Healthcare policies & regulatory framework
  9. Reimbursement scenario
  10. Factors driving future growth

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