Kenya Hepatitis B Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4833

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Hepatitis B Drug Market: Segmented by Drug Class (Interferons, Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) and Monoclonal Antibodies), Route of Administration (Oral, Injectable Route) and Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online Pharmacies and Others) – Growth, Trends, And Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The Hepatitis B 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

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) is a vaccine-preventable infection that can spread in healthcare setting, people who inject drugs, or through sexual transmission. The prevalence of HBV infection in Kenya is estimated to be between 1% to 5%, although rates among specific high-risk populations (HIV co-infected, drug abusers, jaundiced patients seeking medical care) are much higher. Due to similar routes of transmission, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infected individuals are also at high risk for Hepatitis B infection.

Market Drivers

Hepatitis B drug market is driven by the high prevalence of Hepatitis in Kenya. The risk of Hepatitis B infection is greatly increased due to the high prevalence of HIV/AIDs in Kenya as HIV and HBV share common modes of transmission.

Adolescents aged 15-24 years constitute major blood donors in Kenya. This population indulges in risk activities like unprotected sexual activities, injecting drugs with infected syringes, piercings and tattoos increasing the risk of exposure to HBV infection.

Increase in substance abuse, involving in unprotected sex and other risk factors among adolescents in Kenya are leading to high incidence of HBV infections.

Increase in Government initiatives like screening for hepatitis among high-risk populations and providing clinical care for patients who have tested positive is expected to fuel growth in the hepatitis drug market.

However, the side effects caused by several drug are restraining market growth. The outbreak of COVID-19 has decreased diagnosis, screening and follow-up of patients suffering from hepatitis which has negative outcomes of health in patients with hepatitis.

1. Kenya Hepatitis B Drug Market Overview…………………………………………..
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers…………………………………..………………………….
A. Rise in Prevalence of Hepatitis B Infection in Kenya
B. Increase in the Risk Factors Associated with Hepatitis
C. Increase in Government Support for Screening and Clinical Care
3. Epidemiology……………………………………………………………………………
A. Prevalence of Hepatitis B Infection
B. Incidence of Hepatitis B Infection
4. Hepatitis B Drug Market Segmentation……………………………………………..
A. Drug Class
I. Interferons
II. Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs)
III. Monoclonal Antibodies
IV. Others
B. Route of Administration
I. Oral
II. Injectable Route
C. Distribution Channel
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
5. Hepatitis B 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. Bristol Myers Squibb Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Novartis 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 Hepatitis B drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the market can be segmented into Interferons, Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors (NRTIs) and Monoclonal Antibodies.

Interferons, also classified as Immunomodulators comprise interferon alfa-2b and peginterferon alfa-2a, administered as a shot 1–3 times a week for 4–12 months.

NRTIs constitute entecavir, lamivudine, and telbivudine which are usually taken as a pill once a day for at least a year.

By Route of Administration:

On the basis of route of administration, the market can be segmented into oral drugs and injectable route.

By Distribution Channel:

On the basis of distribution channel, the market for Hepatitis B 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

The market will be majorly run by Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline with their following products:

Entecavir:  Bristol-Myers-Squibb
Telbivudine: Novartis
Lamivudine: GlaxoSmithKline

Key players such as F. Hoffmann La-Roche and Johnson & Johnson are investigating their candidates for the treatment of chronic Hepatis B Infection.

Hepatis B Vaccine is manufactured by Merck & Co. by the brand name Recombivax HB®.

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