Kenya Osteoarthritis Market Analysis


  • Type: Common Disease Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4913

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Osteoarthritis Drug Market: Segmented by Drug Class (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Corticosteroids, Analgesics, Viscosupplementation Agents and Other Drug Classes), Route of Administration (Oral, Injectable route) and Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online Pharmacies, Others) – Growth, Trends, And Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The Osteoarthritis 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

Rheumatic diseases have not received much focus in African Countries owing to the overwhelming prevalence of infectious diseases.  With improved health outcomes for infectious diseases, increase in life expectancy and better health policies, chronic diseases like osteoarthritis are receiving attention. In Kenya, knee, hip and hand Osteoarthritis  prevalence is 15%, 3% and 5% respectively.  In a study done in Kenya, 51%, 21% and 59.5% of osteoarthritis patients were found to have hypertension, diabetes and overweight or obese, respectively.

Market Drivers

The market is primarily driven by the rising prevalence of osteoarthritis in Kenyan population. The prevalence of osteoarthritis is found to be higher in females than males. Lack of education, low socioeconomic status, limited access to health care and some religious and cultural beliefs also contribute to a reluctance or delay in seeking medical care.

The Osteoarthritis market is anticipated to grow in the forecast period owing to driving factors such as increasing lifestyle changes, growing number of obesity cases, rise in geriatric population, high awareness among the people, advancements in terms of technology and government reimbursement policies.

Presence of strong pipelines drugs for osteoarthritis treatment is one of the crucial reasons for growth in osteoarthritis drug market in Kenya.

However, Lack of trained human resources for proper diagnosis and treatment of the disease in Kenya is one of the factors responsible of restricting growth of the market.

Chronic use of NSAIDs leads to development of chronic kidney disease  (CKD) and other side effects. Side effects of the drugs coupled with lack of awareness and human resources for diagnosis and treatment are restricting growth of osteoarthritis drug market.

1. Kenya Osteoarthritis Market Overview………………………………………………..
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers………………………………………………………………….
A. Rise in Prevalence of Osteoarthritis due to Lifestyles Changes Owing to Rapid Urbanization.
B. Strong Pipeline Drugs Available in Market
3. Major Joints Affected by Osteoarthritis…………………………………………………..
A. OA Knee
B. OA Hip
C. OA Hand
D. OA Spine
E. OA Ankle
4. Osteoarthritis Market Segmentation………………………………………………
A. Drug Class
I. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
II. Analgesics
III. Corticosteroids
IV. Viscosupplementation Agents
I. Others
B. Route of Administration
I. Oral Drugs
II. Injectable Route
C. Distribution Channel
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
IV. Others
5. Osteoarthritis 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. Novartis AG Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Alkem Laboratories Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Sanofi (SA) 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 Osteoarthritis drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Drug Class:

Based on drug type, the market is classified into nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), analgesics, corticosteroids and viscosupplementation agents. The analgesics segment is sub segmented into duloxetine and acetaminophen, while the NSAIDs segment is sub segmented into naproxen, aspirin, diclofenac, ibuprofen, and other NSAIDs.

By Route of Administration:

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

Viscosupplementation is a procedure of injecting hyaluronic acid in knee joints, which acts as shock absorbers and enables bones to move smoothly over each other.

By Distribution Channel:

On the basis of distribution channel, the market for osteoarthritis drug 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

Osteoarthritis Treatment market appears to be fragmented and with the presence of several companies including Novartis and Pfizer, the competitive environment is quite intense. Factors such as presence of strong pipeline of drugs, will provide considerable growth opportunities to Osteoarthritis treatment manufactures.

Some of the major players include Alkem Laboratories, Abbott Laboratories, Sanofi, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Eli-Lilly.

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