Inadequate management of healthcare waste can result in the exposure of health workers, patients, waste handlers, and haulers to infections and other toxic consequences of this waste, which can also cause contamination of water, air, & soil and harm all life forms. Hence, these factors fuel the demand for a proper waste management system.
The GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 14% during the forecast period, i.e., 2021-26, says MarkNtel Advisors in their research report “GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market Analysis, 2021.”
According to WHO, Hospital-Associated Infections (HAIs) harm nearly 5% of hospitalized patients. Besides, improper waste management can cause environmental pollution and an increase of vectors like insects and worms. Therefore, the need for a healthcare waste management system is rising dramatically across the GCC nations.
Non-Hazardous Waste Acquired the Largest Share of GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market
Based on the Type of Waste, the market segments into Hazardous and Non-Hazardous. Of both, Non-Hazardous waste accounted for the largest share of the GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market in the past few years. Non-Hazardous waste includes plastics, glass, packaging waste, and other building waste. The healthcare sector in the GCC is witnessing rapid growth, which, in turn, aids the generation of healthcare waste from various end-users like hospitals, clinics, and research laboratories. Hence, the demand for a healthcare waste management system to treat non-hazardous waste is significantly high.
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Hospitals, Clinics, and Medical Research Institutes Accounted for the Largest Share of GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market
Based on the End-User, the market bifurcates into Hospitals, Clinics, and Medical Research Institutes, Laboratories. Pharmaceutical companies, and Blood Banks. Here, Hospitals, Clinics, & Medical Research Institutes captured the largest share of the GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market in the previous few years as they, altogether, produce a large volume of medical waste.
Moreover, improper disposal of medical waste posing a high risk of infection & transmission of diseases among healthcare workers & patients also surge the demand for an adequate healthcare waste management system in Hospitals, Clinics, and Medical Research Institutes.
Saudi Arabia Dominated the GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market
Saudi Arabia dominated the largest share of the GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market during the previous few years. According to conservative estimates, Saudi Arabia generates around 80 tons of medical waste every day. A rapidly growing population in the country leads to a large volume of medical waste produced, thereby aiding the demand for an efficient healthcare waste management system, reveals MarkNtel Advisors in their research report, “GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market Analysis, 2021.”
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According to MarkNtel Advisors, the leading industry players in the GCC Healthcare Waste Management Market are Remondis Medison GmbH, Suez Environment S.A, Veolia Environment S.A., Averda, SEPCO Environment, Saudi Investment Recycling Company, Others.
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