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Primary packaging and drug delivery devices / Trends in the pharmaceutical market and implications for the supplier industry · Neumann A · Gerresheimer AG, Duesseldorf
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) the worldwide expenditures on health in general grew from US$ 4.4 trillion in 2005 1) to US$ 6.5 trillion in 2012 2) , which translates to a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 %. Respectively, the spending on medicines showed a comparable increase during this period of time. Following data of the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics the pharmaceutical market grew even slightly faster at 7 % – 8 % (CAGR from 2005 to 2011). 3) Undoubtedly, historical data are always important and trends can be derived from them. However it is also ...