The textiles used for medical purposes is usually referred to as medical textiles. The introduction of medical textiles was due to the use of textiles in the field of medical technology. The impetus for need of medical textiles has arisen due to increasing population of elderly people and economic advancement in the developed and developing countries.
Nonwoven fabric is perhaps the textile industry’s most important new development in generations. Going forward, those who commit the time, effort and the capital will be the future industry leaders. However, except for China, it is difficult to think of any government that will provide the necessary funds to invest in the textile industry.
Medical Textiles is a branch of technical textiles that has wide application in the medical sciences. Such textiles are more known for their technical properties rather than aesthetic values. These textiles have a wide range of application in the medical field, especially to provide safety, comfort, and help to heal and reduce pain of the patients.
Bandages have a small share in medical textiles market but are very crucial in healthcare. Wound care costs are expected to accelerate as average age of population increases, increasing demand for bandages. Supply for bandages will increasingly come from China/Chinese companies as European markets have gradually ceded their market shares. An analysis.
The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to the need of manufacturing PPE kits in large quantities for workers. As India leads the way by becoming one of the major producers of PPE, the role of counterfeit manufacturers, who are trying to capitalise on the situation, is also on the rise. Since the time the novel coronavirus infection was declared global pandemic
Textiles have been used in almost different sectors beyond imagination and the medical sector is one of them. Medical textiles are one of the most important and major growth areas within the technical textiles industry. A number of applications ranging from simple bandage to 3-D scaffolds have been used as medical products for a large variety of diseases.
The global diaper market for infants and the elderly is growing. This has been driven by rising standards of living in populous countries like China and India. Manufacturers are meeting the challenge with innovative technologies. The baby diaper vertical is expected to reach US$ 70.4 billion by end-2024, up by 4.1 per cent. Growth in the adult-diaper market.
Over 13 million healthcare personnel including physicians, assistants and nurses are employed in homes, hospitals and emergency medical services in the United States of America. Personal protective gear can stand between them and disease; say Sumit Mandal and Guowen Song. Healthcare personnel deliver care directly or indirectly to patients infected with pandemic diseases like SARS...