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Target market

Due to the specific synergy between OZ101 and the sulphonylurea class of anti-diabetes drugs, the initial target market will comprise patients who are
using sulphonylurea monotherapy to treat their diabetes.

The total global annual sales of anti-diabetes medications, excluding insulin, has been reported to be approximately US$ 32.1 billion in 2010, of which ~16
billion is generated in the USA. The sulphonylurea class of anti-diabetes drugs are off-patent and generate annual sales of US$ 1.14 billion.  
Sulphonylureas are the most widely used anti-diabetes drugs for treating type 2 diabetes in countries with the largest number of diabetic patients (i.e.
China, India and Indonesia), with near-half of the patients taking this class of drugs. Approximately quarter of the type 2 diabetes patients in USA
prescribed with sulphonylurea.

Diabetes as a global major health crisis

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is the world’s fastest growing chronic disease. Each year 7 million people develop diabetes and 3.8 million deaths are attributable
to diabetes. According to the International Diabetic Federation the number of individuals with diabetes will increase from 415 million in 2015 to 642 million
by 2040. It is also estimated that currently over 200 million diabetic individuals remain undiagnosed. Thus, due to an increased prevalence of pre-diabetic
dysglycaemia, a large number of individuals are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly due to genetic predisposition, life style factors
and obesity.

On 20 December 2006 the United Nations General Assembly passed
United Nation Resolution 61/225 recognizing diabetes as a major health crisis facing
all nations of the world. The Resolution designates 14 November each year as the United Nations “World Diabetes Day” and calls on all nations to develop
national policies for the prevention, treatment and care of people living with diabetes and those at risk of developing diabetes.

The International Diabetes Federation report indicates very large diabetes management costs in:

USA                 $320 billion         (in 2010 alone for acute hospitalization and caring costs etc...)

Australia          $14.6 billion        (in 2010 alone for productivity loss, acute hospitalisation and
                                                caring costs etc...)

The World Health Organisation estimated a loss of National Income between 2005 and 2014 due to diabetes in:

China                             $555.7 billion        
India                               $336.6 billion
Russian Federation       $303.2 billion
Brazil                              $49.2 billion

Market need

Diabetes is the fourth leading cause of global mortality by disease. The global burden of diabetes is increasing sharply as a result of an evolving diabetes


Type 2 diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in Australia. According to Diabetes Australia, an estimated 280 Australians develop diabetes every
day. The 2013 total number of Australians diagnosed with diabetes was ~1,648,860 but it is estimated that a further 814,540 individuals have diabetes but
are undiagnosed. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) diabetes atlas, approximately 13% of the Australians population currently have
type 2 diabetes. These facts indicate that diabetes is occurring at an alarming rate and is out-of-control.  Up to 60% of cases of type 2 diabetes can be
prevented by good blood glucose control and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can significantly reduce the complications associated with diabetes.

World Wide

In 2015, the International Diabetes Federation, Diabetes Atlas reported that the top 6 countries for people with diabetes were:

•        China (190.6 million)
•        India (69.2 million)
•        USA (29.3 million)
•        Brazil (14.3 million)
•        Russian Federation (12.1 million)
•        Mexico (11.5 million)

According to International Diabetes Federation over half of diabetes patients reside in just 3 countries, USA, China and India (See Table 1).