Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2016 attracts 350 international firms

Wednesday, 2016-05-11 16:28:22
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Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan visits a pavilion at the exhibition
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NDO - The Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2016, the 23rd Vietnam International Exhibition on Products, Equipment and Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation opened at the Friendship Cultural Palace in Hanoi on May 11. 

This year's event attracted the participation of 350 companies from 30 countries and territories, with 450 pavilions.

Deputy Minister of Health Pham Le Tuan spoke at the opening ceremony, noting that the Vietnam Medi-Pharm was held for the first time in 1994 and has become the most prestigious exhibition in Vietnam.

Tuan said that the exhibition is a place for enterprises operating in the fields of medicine and pharmacy to showcase and introduce the latest achievements, technology and products while also providing them a chance to seek partners and business opportunities.

Key products on display include pharmaceuticals, medical machinery, hospital and clinic equipment, dental equipment, surgical equipment, diagnostic devices, laboratory equipment, waste treatment equipment and healthcare tourism services among others.

Many other activities such as thematic exhibitions, seminars, blood donation station and healthcare question and answer sessions will take place during the four-day event.

The event, which will run until May 14, is jointly held by the Ministry of Health, the Vietnam Medical Products Import-Export JSC (VimedimexVN) and the Vietnam Advertisement and Fair Exhibition (VietFair).