Disposable Medical Gloves Market is poised to value at a CAGR of over 8.6% during the forecast period 2022 to 2028.

Rise in the number of infectious diseases is the primary factor contributing to the market growth. The disposable medical gloves are used as protection to prevent viral infection from patients to healthcare professionals. These gloves have proved useful in the healthcare sector owing to their low cost and the amount of safety that they offer. Rising awareness regarding the maintenance of hygiene in healthcare settings shall propel the disposable medical gloves market growth. Furthermore, rising prevalence of chronic diseases worldwide shall primarily propel the proliferation of the market. Moreover, the growing healthcare expenditure for offering patients with the latest equipment shall boost the proliferation of the market.
The introduction of innovative gloves like nitrile gloves shall aid in the augmentation of the market. These gloves are puncture-resistant, friction less and have a longer shelf life in comparison to latex gloves. Furthermore, these gloves can be used in a variety of applications from medical professionals to tattoo artists. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for disposable medical gloves have skyrocketed owing to the high volume of patients are required to be treated and with COVID-19 being highly infectious, protection equipment like gloves and masks are primarily required for healthcare professionals, thereby increasing the disposable medical gloves market demand. However, the medical gloves are made using toxic chemicals which can cause allergic reactions like contact dermatitis and increased competition to international manufacturers shall possibly restrain the growth. In addition, the introduction of these gloves in emerging economies will pave way for lucrative growth opportunities.

Market Segmentation:

By Material
• Natural Rubber
• Nitrile
• Vinyl
• Neoprene
• Polyethylene
• Others

By Form
• Powdered    
• Non-Powdered

By Application
• Examination
• Surgical

By End Use
• Hospitals
• Home Healthcare
• Outpatient/Primary Care Facilities
• Others

By Region
• North America
• Asia-Pacific
• Latin America
• Middle East and Africa

The market is categorised into type, form and region. The type segment is fragmented into nitrile gloves, natural rubber gloves, neoprene, polyethylene, vinyl gloves and others. The natural rubber segment held the largest disposable medical gloves market share, and this can be credited to the rising preference of healthcare professionals of using these gloves for performing surgical procedures and examinations. The nitrile gloves, however, are predicted to lead the market over the forecast period owing to the advantages offered by these gloves like longevity superior strength, better protection from pathogens. Additionally, these gloves do not have latex and it has been the preferred choice for many healthcare personnel allergic to latex gloves.
The form segment is classified into non-powdered and powdered gloves. The non-powdered disposable gloves are predicted to dominate the market and this can be credited to the ban imposed on the powdered gloves by the FDA in December 2016 owing to the significant and unreasonable risk of injury and illness to people exposed to these gloves. 

Regional Analysis:

The North America region is expected to dominate the market and this is primarily due to increased awareness regarding the avoidance of infections, rising insistence for polyisoprene gloves, a presence of key market players in the region shall boost the market growth in the region. Furthermore, strict regulatory guidelines for using devices from protecting infections by agencies in countries like Canada and USA has played an important role in the growth of the region. WHO and CDC have recommended wearing gloves in reducing body fluid and blood contamination of medical worker’s hands and the dissemination of microbes in the territory. Such factors shall boost the market growth in the region.

Major players included in the Disposable Medical Gloves Market:
• Ansell Ltd.
• Top Glove Corporation Bhd
• Hartalega Holdings Berhad
• Supermax Corporation Berhad
• Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
• Cardinal Health
• Semperit AG Holding
• Rubberex
• Dynarex Corporation
• B. Braun Melsungen AG

FutureWise Key Takeaways:

•    Growth prospects
•    SWOT analysis 
•    Key market trends 
•    Key data-points affecting market growth

Objectives of the Study:

•    To provide with an exhaustive analysis on the global disposable medical gloves market By Material, By Form, By Application, By End Use and by region
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•    To evaluate and forecast micro-markets and the overall market 
•    To predict the market size, in key regions (along with countries)— North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Middle East and Africa
•    To record, evaluate and analyze competitive landscape mapping- product launches, technological advancements, mergers and expansions

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