Middle East & Africa Remote Patient Monitoring Market - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2020 - 2025)

The market is segmented by Type of Device, Applications, End-User (Home Care Settings, Clinics, Hospitals), and Geography

Market Snapshot

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Market Overview

An increase in the chronic disease population, and even the increase in the aging population, and demand for home-based monitoring devices are all the major factors driving the growth of the patient care monitoring market in the Middle East and Africa region. Operating home-based devices is becoming simple and hence these are being well known in the middle east and African countries. They are also compact and portable and the patients can wear it all the time without unease. It also ensures that the patient’s condition is monitored all the time.

According to the report published by the Council for Medical Schemes, South Africa, it has been observed that the burden of chronic diseases in Africa is increasing and Hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes mellitus 2 are the highly prevalent diseases in this region. Owing to this factor, there is a growing demand for remote patient monitoring devices.

Despite significant factors driving the wider adoption of remote patient monitoring systems, lack of proper reimbursement policies, and stringent regulatory framework are the challenges faced by the patient monitoring equipment market in the Middle East and Africa region.

Scope of the Report

Remote patient monitoring technology comprises day-to-day monitoring devices, such as glucometers for patients with diabetes and heart or blood pressure monitors for patients getting cardiac care. Information can be sent to a physician's workplace by using telehealth communication links, by using a software application installed on the patient's internet-capable computer, smartphone, or tablet.

By Type of Device
Heart Monitors
Breath Monitors
Hematology Monitors
Multi-Parameter Monitors
Other Types of Monitors
By Application
Cancer Treatment
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Treatment
Sleep Disorder
Weight Management and Fitness Monitoring
Other Applications
By End-User
Home Care Settings
Middle East and Africa
South Africa
Rest of Middle East and Africa

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Key Market Trends

Heart Monitors are Expected to Witness Rapid Growth

It has been observed that in South Africa, around 5 people have a heart attack and 10 people have heart stroke every hour, as stated by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, South Africa. Also, heart disease is responsible for almost 1 in 6 deaths (17.3%) in South Africa and around 215 people die every day from heart disease or strokes in this country.

Added to that, it has been indicated that Cardiovascular Disease is a leading cause of death in the Middle East region. For instance, Saudi Heart Association has stated that one in five deaths in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is due to a heart attack.

Looking at the above-mentioned statistics, it is understood that there is a high burden of heart disease in the Middle East and Africa region which is the prime factor responsible for the rising demand of heart monitors in this region which is expected to fuel the growth of the market.

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Competitive Landscape

The remote patient monitoring market in the Middle East and Africa is moderately consolidated and several medical device manufacturers are operating in the market along with several specialized remote patient monitoring equipment manufacturers. The industry is moderately competitive and there is a growing trend of partnerships and agreements between the industry participants and other medical device manufacturers in order to incorporate remote patient monitoring functionalities in their devices.

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Table Of Contents


    1. 1.1 Study Deliverables

    2. 1.2 Study Assumptions

    3. 1.3 Scope of the Study




    1. 4.1 Market Overview

    2. 4.2 Market Drivers

      1. 4.2.1 Rising Incidences of Chronic Diseases Due to Lifestyle Changes

      2. 4.2.2 Rising Demand for Home-based Monitoring Devices

      3. 4.2.3 Need to Contain Healthcare Expenditure

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Resistance from Healthcare Industry Professionals Toward the Adoption of Patient Monitoring Systems

      2. 4.3.2 Lack of Proper Reimbursement

    4. 4.4 Porter's Five Force Analysis

      1. 4.4.1 Threat of New Entrants

      2. 4.4.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers

      3. 4.4.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers

      4. 4.4.4 Threat of Substitute Products

      5. 4.4.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry


    1. 5.1 By Type of Device

      1. 5.1.1 Heart Monitors

      2. 5.1.2 Breath Monitors

      3. 5.1.3 Hematology Monitors

      4. 5.1.4 Multi-Parameter Monitors

      5. 5.1.5 Other Types of Monitors

    2. 5.2 By Application

      1. 5.2.1 Cancer Treatment

      2. 5.2.2 Cardiovascular Diseases

      3. 5.2.3 Diabetes Treatment

      4. 5.2.4 Sleep Disorder

      5. 5.2.5 Weight Management and Fitness Monitoring

      6. 5.2.6 Other Applications

    3. 5.3 By End-User

      1. 5.3.1 Home Care Settings

      2. 5.3.2 Clinics

      3. 5.3.3 Hospitals

    4. 5.4 Geography

      1. 5.4.1 Middle East and Africa

        1. GCC

        2. South Africa

        3. Rest of Middle East and Africa


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 Alere Inc.

      2. 6.1.2 Boston Scientific

      3. 6.1.3 Biotronik

      4. 6.1.4 GE Healthcare

      5. 6.1.5 Honeywell International Inc.

      6. 6.1.6 Medtronic Plc

      7. 6.1.7 Nihon Kohden Corporation

      8. 6.1.8 Koninklijke Philips N.V.

      9. 6.1.9 Masimo

  7. *List Not Exhaustive

** Subject to Availability

**Competitive Landscape covers- Business Overview, Financials, Products and Strategies, and Recent Developments

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