Kenya COPD Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4847

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Drug Market: Segmented by Drug Class (Phosphodiestrase-4 inhibitors, Long-acting Bronchodilators, Short-acting Bronchodilators, Methylxanthines and Corticosteroids), Route of Administration (Oral drugs, Inhalation drugs and Parenteral route) and Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies and Online Pharmacies)- Growth, Trends, And Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) drug 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

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a preventable and treatable disease characterized by airflow limitation that is progressive and associated to an abnormal response of the lungs to noxious particles or gases. Smoking is the main risk factor of COPD. Exposure to occupational or domestic fumes, or previous infection can also cause the disease. In Kenya, COPD is estimated to cause the same amount of DALYs as ischemic heart disease, stroke and epilepsy indicating that it is grossly underdiagnosed and treated.  There is a high prevalence of COPD among women due to the exposure to fumes from wood and charcoal used in cooking.

Market Drivers

The market is majorly driven by the rising prevalence of COPD in Kenya. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) causes substantial burden of disease in low- and middle-income countries, but there are limited data from Africa. A Meta analysis of five spirometry-based studies from Africa reported a mean prevalence of COPD as 13.4%, ranging from 9.4 to 22.1%.

Smoking is the main risk factor for development of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. According to WHO, about 86.1% of Kenyan adults are exposed to tobacco smoke in bars and night clubs and 24.8% of youth being exposed at home.

In Kenya, 7.2% of school-going adolescents smoke cigarettes, while 8.5% use other forms of tobacco products. Dyspnoea is the main reason for COPD having the 10th highest morbidity in low- and middle- income countries. Mortality increases with decreasing lung function, infective exacerbations and acute respiratory failure.

High levels of tuberculosis infection in Kenya also increases COPD prevalence.

1. Kenya COPD Drug Market Overview………………………….………………………..
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………………………………………
A. Rise in Prevalence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Kenya
B. Increase in the Risk Factors Associated with the Disease
3. Major Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Types………………
A. Chronic Bronchitis
B. Emphysema
4. COPD Drug Market Segmentation……………………………………………………
A. Drug Class
I. Phosphodiestrase-4 Inhibitors
II. Long-Acting Bronchodilators
III. Short-Acting Bronchodilators
IV. Methylxanthines
V. Corticosteroids
VI. Others
B. Route of Administration
I. Oral
II. Inhalation Drugs
C. Distribution Channel
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
5. COPD 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. AstraZeneca Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Cipla Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) 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 of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) drug market is segmented into phosphodiestrase-4 inhibitors, long-acting bronchodilators, short-acting bronchodilators, methylxanthines and corticosteroids.

The rapid and short acting beta 2 agonists include salbutamol, fenoterol, terbutaline, pirbuterol and procaterol. Salmetrol and Formoterol are long-acting beta 2 agonists with prolonged bronchodilator action that lasts up to 12 hours.

 By Route of Administration:

On the basis of route of administration, the asthma drug market can be segmented into oral drugs, inhalation drugs and parenteral route.

The inhaler segment includes dry powder, metered dose, and soft mist inhalers. The metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) segment dominates the market. This is majorly attributed to reliability, versatility, self-containment, easy availability, portability, and cost-efficient medical aerosol delivery option among others.

 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 hospital segment is expected to dominate the market throughout the forecast period

 Major Players

Top drug makers are making sizeable investments in clinical trials focused on reducing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbations, in a move to develop advanced and more efficacious drugs for managing COPD. Players holding prominent position in the COPD drug market include Abbott Laboratories, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Merck & Co., AstraZeneca, Cipla, GlaxoSmithKline, and Novartis AG.

Cipla is leading the respiratory therapeutics market in Kenya with its robust pipeline drugs like Duolin, Asthalin, Aerocort and Budecort.

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