South Africa Hospital Supplies Market-Growth, Trends, and Forecasts (2020 - 2025)

South Africa Hospital Supplies market is segmented by Type (Patient Examination Devices, Operating Room Equipment, Mobility Aids and Transportation Equipment, Sterilization and Disinfectant Equipment, Disposable Hospital Supplies, Syringes and Needles, and Other Types)

Market Snapshot

South Africa Hospital Supplies
Study Period: 2017-2025
Base Year: 2019
CAGR: 5.3 %

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Market Overview

Major factors driving South Africa Hospital Supplies market is growing geriatric population, increasing hospital stay, due to chronic diseases and surgeries, rising incidences of chronic diseases, and innovations taking place in hospital supplies. For instance, According to Globocon, in 2018, 1,07, 467 new cancer cases were diagnosed, and 57, 373 deaths were reported due to cancer in South Africa. Moreover increasing rate of surgical site infections and hospital-acquired infections are acting as a driving factor especially for the disposable hospital supplies in South African Hospital Supplies Market. However, the growing popularity of home healthcare services is hindering the hospital supplies market​ in South Africa.

Scope of the report

Hospital supplies include every medical utility product that serves both the patient and medical professional with hospital infrastructure and enhance the network, transportation between hospitals. These include hospital equipment, patient aid, and mobility equipment, and sterilization disposable hospital supplies.

By Type
Patient Examination Devices
Operating Room Equipment
Mobility Aids and Transportation Equipment
Sterilization and Disinfectant Equipment
Disposable Hospital Supplies
Syringes and Needles
Other Types

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Key Market Trends

Sterilization and Disinfectant Equipment segment Holds Significant Share in South Africa Hospital Supplies Market

  • For every hospital and patients in the hospital, the cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization play a significant role. High expenditure is made on hospital supplies to maintain the cleanliness in equipment (such as prevention of health-care-associated infections (HAIs)), surgical instruments, and staff hygiene.​
  • There are certain species that generate a high percentage of infections, such as Acinetobacter species. Certain chemical companies warn hospitals and authorities about these species, thereby helping them in eradicating the infections or these species”
  • Guidelines for the Prevention and Containment of Antimicrobial Resistance in South African Hospitals were revised in 2019 and proper planning was described by the Department of Health, South Africa.
  • Covid -19 outbreak is the global threat that has mandated the sterilization process in every country in order to eradicate the spread of the virus even in South Africa also. According to WHO, 1845 total covid-10 positive cases and 18 total corona deaths were reported in South Africa as of April 9th 2020. Thus, the high incidences of various diseases and infections in the country is driving the segment to grow significantly.

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Competitive Landscape

South Africa Hospital Supplies market is very competitive with most of the players competing to increase market shares. Strong competition, rapid technological advancements are key factors that confront the market. The major market players in the South Africa Hospital Supplies market are 3M Healthcare, B. Braun Melsungen AG, Becton Dickinson and Company, Cardinal Health and Medtronic among others.

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 Increasing Prevalence of Chronic Diseases

      2. 4.2.2 Growing Number of Surgical Procedures along with Increasing Hospital Stay

    3. 4.3 Market Restraints

      1. 4.3.1 Growing Popularity of Home Healthcare Services

    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

      1. 5.1.1 Patient Examination Devices

      2. 5.1.2 Operating Room Equipment

      3. 5.1.3 Mobility Aids and Transportation Equipment

      4. 5.1.4 Sterilization and Disinfectant Equipment

      5. 5.1.5 Disposable Hospital Supplies

      6. 5.1.6 Syringes and Needles

      7. 5.1.7 Other Types


    1. 6.1 Company Profiles

      1. 6.1.1 3M Healthcare

      2. 6.1.2 B. Braun Melsungen AG

      3. 6.1.3 Becton Dickinson and Company

      4. 6.1.4 Cardinal Health

      5. 6.1.5 Medtronic PLC

      6. 6.1.6 GE Healthcare

      7. 6.1.7 Johnson & Johnson

      8. 6.1.8 Thermo Fisher Scientific

    2. *List Not Exhaustive

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

The South Africa Hospital Supplies Market market is studied from 2017 - 2025.

The South Africa Hospital Supplies Market is growing at a CAGR of 5.3% over the next 5 years.

3M Healthcare , B. Braun Melsungen AG , Becton Dickinson and Company , Cardinal Health , Medtronic PLC are the major companies operating in South Africa Hospital Supplies Market.

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