Public Health - Causes of Death, Incidence of Communicable Diseases,
Health Expenditure - Health Estimates for 2009, Projected Health Expenditure
Professional Bodies/Trade Associations
Trade Code Classifications Methodology & Sources
EXTENSIVE STATISTICAL TABLES
Thousands of key statistics and trends are provided in an appendix. Data is included from several years allowing trends to be identified and new changes to be seen in historical
context. The statistics cover key indicators such as:
Principal Causes of Death
Public Health Expenditure
Hospital Data: Beds by Type, Discharge Data and Average
Length of Stay Patients by Type
Healthcare Personnel: Numbers of Doctors, Nurses etc by Type
Brazil has the largest medical device market in the Latin American region. In 2011, the Brazilian medical market is valued at R$6.7 billion (US$3.6 billion) equivalent to around US$18 per capita. Expenditure is far higher in developed urban areas, however. The country has a well-established medical industry, comprising local and multinational companies. Imports had been fuelled by the appreciation of local currency against the dollar and increasing consumer demand for the latest technology. However, a more realistic exchange rate contained medical imports in 2009. Imports tend to be high-tech medical equipment not produced locally. In 2009, 68% of imports were supplied by Europe and the USA. More opportunities exist in the private sector.
In 2011, the Russian market for medical equipment and supplies is estimated at US$5,961.3 million. This puts the market among the top 20 in the world, although per capita spending remains low, at around US$42. Around 73% of the
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