Kenya Women’s Health Market Analysis


  • Type: Therapeutics Area
  • Published : June 2021
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Kenya
  • Report ID : 4829

  • Format: PPT, PDF

Kenya Women’s Health Drug Market: Segmented by Indication (Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, PCOS, Gynaecological Cancers, Endometriosis, Infertility and Other Applications), Drug Class (Menopausal Drugs, Contraceptives, Hormone Therapy and Other Drug Classes), Distribution Channels (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, Online, Others) – Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2019 – 2028)

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Report Overview

The Women’s Health Drugs 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.

Women’s health is a perspective of prevention and treatment that looks at health concerns unique to females. Women constitute approximately half of the population of Kenya with 26.45 million. Emerging Women-Centric Diseases like Breast, Cervical cancer and PCOS in Kenya is a cause of concern as women’s health is often neglected. According to World Health Organization (WHO), Only 45% of women in Kenya currently have access to contraceptives and abortion is still illegal in Kenya. According to GLOBOCAN 2020, Breast cancer accounts for 25.6% and Cervical Cancer (19.7%) of all cancer cases occurring in females in Kenya.

Market Drivers

The market is majorly driven by the rising burden of women-centric diseases like Post-menopausal Osteoporosis, Breast and Cervical cancers, and Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the leading causes of infertility and affects approximately 10% of women of reproductive age in Kenya.

In Kenya, the prevalence of osteoporosis stands at 24.3% among women. It is often overlooked and undertreated because it is clinically silent unless it presents with a fracture.

Increasing levels of awareness related to early diagnosis and screening of breast and cervical cancers in females and available therapies are leading to a high growth.

Increased efforts by NGOs like PATH to educate women about menstrual and reproductive health and STDs is expected to contribute to the market’s growth. PATH’s Devices, Diagnostics, and Drugs to Address Women’s Needs (D3AWN) Product Development Partnership is advancing a portfolio of devices, diagnostics, and drugs for preventing and managing postpartum haemorrhage and preeclampsia/eclampsia in African markets.

However, the side effects caused by contraceptives are restraining market growth. There is misconception about the use of contraceptive among rural women which leads to low acceptance and utilization of contraceptives.

1. Kenya Women’s Health Drugs Market Overview…………………………………….
A. Market Size
2. Market Growth Drivers………………………………………………..……………….
A. Rise in Prevalence of Women-Centric Diseases
B. Increased Awareness for Early Detection and Screening among Females
C. Increased Initiatives by NGOs and Partnerships with Pharmaceutical Companies
3. Major Women’s Health Diseases………………………………………………….
A. Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
B. Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
C. Gynaecological Cancers
D. Endometriosis
E. Infertility
F. Others
4. Women’s Health Drugs Market Segmentation……………………………………….
A. Drug Class
I. Menopausal Drugs
II. Hormone Therapy
III. Contraceptives
IV. Others
B. Distribution Channels
I. Hospital Pharmacies
II. Retail Pharmacies
III. Online Pharmacies
IV. Others
5. Women’s Health 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 & Co. Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
B. Bayer AG Company overview, Product & Services, Strategies & Financials
C. Novartis AG 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 Women’s Health drug market
B. Future Opportunities
10. Conclusion

Market Segmentation

By Indication:

On the basis of indication, the Women’s Health drugs market in Kenya can be segmented into PCOS, Infertility, Postmenopausal Osteoporosis, Gynaecological cancers, Endometriosis and other indication.

By Drug Class:

On the basis of drug class, the Women’s Health Drugs market can be segmented into menopausal drugs, hormone therapy, contraceptives and other drug classes.

Hormone therapy includes combination of oestrogen and progesterone to relieve menopausal hot flushes in women approaching menopause. It is expected to witness tremendous growth throughout the forecast period.

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.

Some of the Online Pharmacy Platforms in Kenya are MYDAWA, PharmaShop, Goodlife Pharmacy and Portal Pharmacy.

Major Players

Few of the major competitors currently working in the women’s health market are Eli Lilly and Company, Novartis AG, Pfizer Inc., Merck & Co., Novo Nordisk, AstraZeneca, Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Sanofi, Johnson & Johnson Services, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer AG, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, and Abbott Laboratories.

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