Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare Blogs

Consolidation In The Pharma Sector

The pharmaceutical sector is experiencing a period of consolidation and 'de-diversification' as increased competition and slower growth force companies to plan for the long term. Large pharmaceutical...

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Full Impact Of Ebola Yet To Be Felt

Since the first officially reported case in Guinea on March 21, the West Africa Ebola outbreak has spread to three other countries (Sierra Leone, Liberia and, most recently, Nigeria). At the time of...

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Telecare In Africa

Growth in the number of mobile phone users and the innovative application of communication technology to address health issues have the potential to transform the delivery of healthcare across...

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Pharma Majors Face 'Patent Cliff'

Multinational pharmaceutical companies face significant declines in revenue when the patents on their best-selling drugs expire, allowing for the diffusion of cheaper copies. BMI identifies two...

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Is The Myanmar Hype Justified?

Is the investor hype surrounding Myanmar over the past year justified? Can Myanmar’s tentative political and economic liberalisation be maintained? What is the outlook for the kyat currency? What...

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