Exhibition to generate value for health-pharma industry: ministry
KARACHI: Dr Sikander Mandhro, Sindh Minister for Health, has said that the highest growth rate in healthcare IT has positioned Pakistanís market as a first-choice for medical device manufacturers, services providers, and dealers and distributors from across the globe.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of 12th Health Asia 2016 Intíl Exhibition & Conferences in conjunction with Pharma Asia Intíl Exhibition at Karachi Expo Center on Tuesday, he said that diminishing market access barriers for foreign investment and coupled with a boom in hospital network has created more venues for services providers.
He said that the exhibition would generate substantial value for health and pharma industry by driving further product innovation and deeper engagement in these specific markets.
The exhibition has brought together more than 50,000 healthcare professionals with more than 450 of the worldís leading healthcare suppliers, manufacturers and service providers under one roof to present the latest industry innovations, networks and business.
The 12th Health Asia & Pharma Asia is showcasing latest innovations and technologies from more than 25 countries, Over 350 foreign delegates are gracing the event, mainly from China, India, Singapore, France, Germany, Iran, Taiwan, UK, UAE, USA, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland etc. This mega exhibition has also brought together a series of more than Thirty (30) Seminars, conferences and workshops including 12 CME accredited seminars and workshops.
The event incorporates seminars, workshops & conferences on Pharmaceutical best practices, Anaesthesia, Radiology, Cardiac Surgery, Dentistry, Maternal Health, Dermatology, Nephrology, Basic Life Support and Stress Management. A considerable number of foreign dignitaries are scheduled to be speakers at these events.
Health Asia is a premier health sector event that encompasses all the major industries including pharma and healthcare manufacturers, practitioners, medical equipment providers, medical institutions and universities, hospitals, clinics, labs, pharmaceutical products, instruments, accessories, raw material supplies and allied services under one roof. 12thHealth Asia 2016 is the perfect opportunity to discover the first-hand the best the healthcare industry has to offer, and to expand business associations with personal, one-on-one connections.
The event is organized by Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. with the support of Federal & Provincial Ministries of Health, Board of Investment (BOI), Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA), Pharma Bureau of Information and Statistics, Surgical Instrument Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP), Pakistan Society of Anaesthesiologists (PSA), Friends of Cardiac Surgery (FCS), Radiological Society of Pakistan (RSP), Pakistan Dental Association (PDA), Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC).
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