HCM City set to host medical supplies expo

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 11:48

Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2017 will take palce in HCM City. — VNS Photo Thu Ngan

More than 400 businesses from 25 countries and territories will take part in the 12th International Exhibition on Products and Supplies for Medical, Pharmaceutical, Hospital and Rehabilitation – Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam (Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2017) that opens in HCM City on September 20.

At the four-day event exhibitors will display their latest pharmaceutical products, drug manufacturing and packaging machinery, medical equipment and supplies, beauty products and services, medical environment treatment equipment and supplies in over 600 booths.

The annual exhibition is aimed at creating a platform for companies and specialists to exchange knowledge and seek business opportunities.

It has now become the most anticipated annual event in the field of health, and attracts exhibitors from countries and territories including the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Russia, the Czech Republic, Sweden, South Korea, Japan, India, China, and Malaysia.

The exhibition will focus on five main themes: pharmex, including pharmaceuticals, ingredients for drug manufacturing and packaging machinery and eastern medicine; medex, where displays will include hospital equipment and diagnostic, surgery, emergency, physiotherapy, orthopaedic, ophthalmic, dental, and medical consumables; hospex covering medical examination and treatment; analytex; and beauty care.

According to the organisers, for the first time a free screening and diagnostic programme will be run by doctors from HCM City’s District 2 Hospital and University Medical Centre.

It will focus on cardio-vascular diseases and diabetes, especially cardio-vascular disease screening for adults and congenital cardio-vascular diseases in disadvantaged children.

Pharmed and Healthcare Viet Nam 2017 will be organised by the Ministry of Health, ADPEX Joint Stock Company, Central Health Communication and Education Centre, Viet Nam Pharmaceutical Companies Association and Viet Nam Medical Products Import – Export Joint Stock Company.

Last year it had attracted over 10,500 visitors.

It will be held at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Convention Centre, District 7. — VNS

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