Report: Middle East, North Africa poised for major device and Dx growth

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Forget Asia and China. Another booming region for medical devices in the coming years will be the Middle East and North Africa, with expectations that the market will double within 5 years from about $1 billion annually now, hitting 6% of GDP, TradeArabia reports. The data comes from Mecomed, the Middle East's device and diagnostics association. It points to growth driven in part by governments focused on expanding more cost-effective healthcare to more patients, according to the article. Story