Kenya Neurology Market Analysis


  • Type: Therapeutics Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4817

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Neurological Disorders Drug Market: Segmented by Disease types (Parkinson’s Diseases, Alzheimer’s Disease, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Migraine, Cerebrovascular Disease-Ischemic and Haemorrhagic Stroke), Drug Class (Dopaminergic Agonists, Enzyme Inhibitors, Anti-Cholinergic, Anti-Epileptic Drugs, Anti-Psychotic, Anti-Hypertensives, Sedatives Other Drug Classes), Distribution Channels (Hospital pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online and Others) – Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

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

Neurological disorders are a group of disorders affecting the structure and function of the Central Nervous System (Brain and Spinal Cord) of the body mainly in adults. According to the research study conducted in Kenya’s leading public health tertiary institutions, Kenyatta National Hospital and Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in 2018, Overall, ischaemic stroke accounted for 55.6% of the stroke cases, with women being the most affected (57.5%).  The most common risk factors were hypertension, smoking, and diabetes. One in four Kenyans aged 18–69 years have elevated blood pressure. The prevalence of hypertension is higher among women and urban residents than among men and rural residents. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease account for the leading causes of mortality due to neurodegenerative diseases. Limited knowledge of prevalence of Parkinson’s disease in Kenya has resulted in it being neglected and its symptoms often confused with ageing.

Market Drivers

The market is majorly driven by the rising burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in Kenya. High prevalence of uncontrolled hypertension among Kenyan population and subsequent complications like stroke is creating growth opportunities in the Neurological Drug market. In Kenya, a quarter of the population aged 18–69 years is estimated to be hypertensive and a half pre-hypertensive.

Surge in lifestyle-associated neurological disorders among young population is expected to fuel growth in the market. Increase in prevalence of smokers, substance abuse, depression among young population and other risk factors will propel growth in the forecasted period.

Development of new and more efficient drugs by leading pharmaceutical companies will drive growth in the neurological Drug market during the forecast period.

However, there is a serious dearth of neurologists in the country that restricts growth of the market. There are only 20 neurologists practicing in Kenya and most of them are concentrated in three major cities of Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. There are no neurologists in rural Kenya.

1. Kenya Neurological Disorders Drug Market Overview………………………..
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers………………………………………………………………
A. Rising Prevalence of Neurological Disorders
B. Increase in the Risk Factors Associated with Neurological Disorders
C. Development of New Drugs and Therapies in the Market
3. Major Neurological Disorders………………………………………………………………….
A. Parkinson’s Disease
B. Alzheimer’s Disease
C. Multiple Sclerosis
D. Cerebrovascular disease- Ischemic and Haemorrhagic Stroke
E. Dementia
F. Migraine
G. Psychotic Disorders
H. Others
4. Neurological Disorders Drug Market Segmentation…………………………..
A. Drug Class
I. Anti-Cholinergic
II. Dopaminergic Agonists
III. Enzyme Inhibitors
IV. Anti-Epileptic
V. Anti-Hypertensives
VI. Anti-Psychotics
VII. Sedatives
B. Distribution Channels
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online
IV. Others
5. Neurological Disorders Major Products Market Share………………………..
A. Key Findings
B. Market Analysis, Insights and Forecast – By Drug Type
6. Competitive Landscape……………………………………………………………
A. Major Players
B. Products in Pipeline
7. Key Company Profiles…………………………………………………………………..
A. Eli Lilly Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Johnson & Johnson Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Novartis 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 Neurological drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Disease Type:

On the basis of disease type, the neurological Drug market in Kenya is segmented into Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Dementia, Migraine, Cerebrovascular diseases, Epilepsy and Psychotic disorders.

Cerebrovascular disease segment including Ischemic stroke and haemorrhagic stroke will grow at the fastest rate in the forecast period due to the high burden of hypertensive population in the country.

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the neurological Drug market can be segmented into anti- cholinergic, dopaminergic agonist, enzyme inhibitors, anti-epileptics, anti-hypertensives, sedatives, anti-psychotics and other drug classes.

Anti-Hypertensive drug segment will witness the fastest growth and hold the largest share in the market.

By Distribution Channels:

On the basis of distribution channels, the market can be segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, online and others.

Retail pharmacies account for the highest market share based on revenues generated.

 Major Players

Large pharmaceutical companies are investing heavily in the development of new drugs and therapies to treat neurological disorders. Some of the major players in the market are Eli Lilly, Novartis AG, Johnson & Johnson services, Pfizer, Inc. and Merck & Co.

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