Growth in healthcare and hygiene product market

The healthcare and hygiene industry in India, with a population of over 1.3 billion, is on a boom thanks to its growing urban population. There is an enormous growth in the number of people who have

become more aware of the importance of healthcare, hygiene and wellness. Yet most of the caregivers and family members are unaware of the latest developments in healthcare and hygiene sector.

The emerging markets have growing middle and upper class who can afford imported and state-of-the-art healthcare and hygiene

products. E-commerce companies like Amazon, eBay, Flipkart, etc. sell the latest products.

What constitutes healthcare and hygiene products?

Healthcare products can loosely be defined as those products that are used by professionals in the maintenance of improvement of physical and mental health of a human being like nurse’s cap, scrub suits, barrier and isolation gowns, etc.

Hygiene products are those that are used to help maintain health and prevent the spread of diseases as well as maintaining the cleanliness of the patient’s body.

Some of the important healthcare and hygiene products whose market is expanding :

  • Adult diapers
  • Under pads
  • Feminine napkins
  • Bed bath wipes
  • Blood bags
  • Face masks
  • Baby diapers
  • Training diapers
  • Nurse’s cap
  • Urine collector and bag
  • Head wear
  • Scrub suits
  • Mattress protectors
  • Barrier and Isolation gowns
  • Gloves
  • Condoms, etc.