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Africa: Healthcare and life sciences – Current trends

29 March 2023
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Reshaped by the Covid-19 pandemic, the healthcare and life sciences landscape in Africa is changing.

With healthcare costs on the continent projected to continue rising in 2023, industry players are deploying digital healthcare technology to rein in costs, sharpen their competitiveness and increase access to healthcare services. In turn, healthcare users have been enthusiastic in their uptake of digital health services, which have proliferated since the pandemic.

On the mergers and acquisitions front, the pharmaceutical, medical and biotech industry is the most active in the sector, especially in private equity.

Click here to download a report providing insight into some of the key trends lawyers in our Healthcare and Life Sciences Sector have identified in various jurisdictions including Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia.