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Dec, 22 2023

GCC Advances Healthcare with Innovative Medical Clothing, Revolutionizing Patient Care and Safety Standards Across Region

The GCC medical clothing market refers to the sector dedicated to the production and distribution of specialized apparel for healthcare professionals in the Gulf region. This encompasses a wide range of garments designed to meet the stringent requirements of medical settings, including hospitals, clinics, and laboratories. These clothing items include scrubs, gowns, masks, and other protective gear crucial for maintaining hygiene and safety standards in healthcare environments. As the healthcare industry in the GCC continues to grow, the demand for reliable and advanced medical clothing solutions is expected to remain robust.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the GCC Medical Clothing Market which is USD 1,14,042.09 million in 2022, is expected to reach USD 169,780.14 million by 2030, at a CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period 2023 to 2030. The increasing recognition of infection prevention's crucial role in healthcare is driving demand for specialized medical clothing. Tailored to minimize cross-contamination risks, these garments meet stringent standards, addressing the growing emphasis on maintaining a safe and hygienic environment within healthcare settings in response to heightened awareness.

Key Findings of the Study

GCC Medical Clothing Market

The geriatric population is expected to drive the market's growth rate

The escalating number of individuals aged 60 and above, spurred by increased life expectancy, has led to a higher risk of chronic diseases. This demographic shift is a key factor propelling demand in the medical clothing market. The global geriatric population is anticipated to double from 750 million in 2021 to 1.5 billion by 2050, creating a substantial and sustained need for specialized medical clothing in the years to come.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2023 to 2030

Base Year


Historic Years

2021 (Customizable to 2015-2020)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Product (Professional Apparel, Patient Apparel, Specialty Apparel, First Aid Clothing, Wraps and Towels and Others), Usage (Disposable and Reusable), End User (Hospitals, Specialty Clinics, Research and Clinical Laboratories, Ambulatory Centers, Home Care Settings and Others), Distribution Channel (Direct Tender, Third Party Distributor, Retail Sales and Others)

Countries Covered

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain

Market Players Covered

Cardinal Health (U.S.), Mölnlycke Health Care AB (Sweden), 3M (U.S.), Smith+Nephew (U.K.), Ansell Ltd. (Australia), Superior Group of Companies (U.S.), Semperit AG Holding (Austria), Henry Schein, Inc. (U.S.), Narang Medical Ltd. (India), Healing Hands (New Jersey), BARCO UNIFORMS (U.S.), CHEROKEE UNIFORMS (US), Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel (US), Carhartt, Inc. (U.S.), LynkTrac Technologies LLC (U.S.), Owens & Minor, Inc. (U.S.), Landau Uniforms (U.S.), Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include depth expert analysis, patient epidemiology, pipeline analysis, pricing analysis, and regulatory framework.

Segment Analysis:

The GCC medical clothing market is segmented on the basis of product, usage, end user, and distribution channel.

  • On the basis of product, the GCC medical clothing market is segmented into professional apparel, patient apparel, specialty apparel, first aid clothing, wraps and towels, and others
  • On the basis of usage, the GCC medical clothing market is segmented into disposable and reusable
  • On the basis of end user, the GCC medical clothing market is segmented into hospitals, specialty clinics, research and clinical laboratories, ambulatory centers, home care settings and others
  • On the basis of distribution channel, the GCC medical clothing market is segmented into direct tender, third party distributor, retail sales, and others

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the major GCC medical clothing market players in GCC medical clothing market are BARCO UNIFORMS (U.S.), CHEROKEE UNIFORMS (US), Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel (US), Carhartt, Inc. (U.S.), LynkTrac Technologies LLC (U.S.), Owens & Minor, Inc. (U.S.), Landau Uniforms (U.S.), Medline Industries, Inc. (U.S.)

GCC Medical Clothing Market

Market Developments

  • In June 2022, Health Supply US unveiled plans for a new manufacturing facility in Greenville County. Specializing in FDA-compliant Class I medical devices, the company's focus includes vital products such as medical isolation gowns and nitrile gloves. The facility is poised to contribute significantly, producing an estimated 4.3 billion nitrile gloves each year. This strategic move aims to bolster the domestic supply of crucial medical items, addressing the growing demand for high-quality healthcare products within the U.S.
  • In April 20, 2022, Toray Industries, Inc., unveiled LIVMOATM 4500AS, a disposable personal protective clothing meeting the JIS T 8115 Type 4 standard for spray-tight chemical protection apparel. This innovative product boasts superior water resistance, breathability, and dust protection, thanks to the incorporation of seam tape. Toray's development addresses critical safety standards, offering enhanced protection for various industrial applications where stringent protective measures are essential
  • In 2020, Mölnlycke Health Care AB's participation in the WoundCon conference, dedicated to supporting healthcare professionals, significantly bolstered the company's market credibility. The conference provided a platform for networking and knowledge exchange, showcasing Mölnlycke's commitment to advancing wound care solutions. This participation not only strengthened the company's industry standing but also highlighted its dedication to staying at the forefront of healthcare innovations and supporting professionals in the field

 Regional Analysis

Geographically, the countries covered in the GCC medical clothing market report are Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.

As per Data Bridge Market Research analysis:

Saudi Arabia is the dominant region in the GCC medical clothing market during the forecast period 2023-2030

Saudi Arabia dominates the GCC medical clothing market with the highest market share, comprising around 45.69%. The significant utilization rate underscores the country's commitment to safeguarding healthcare workers. Professional medical clothing not only shields against infections but also enhances cleanliness and safety within medical facilities. This demonstrates Saudi Arabia's pivotal role in setting standards for effective medical clothing utilization, reflecting a commitment to ensuring the well-being of healthcare professionals in the region.

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