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5/10/2018 8:40:04 AM

Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018 attracts 430 international firms

Around 430 firms from 30 countries and territories are displaying their best at the 25th Vietnam International Exhibitions on Products, Equipment, Supplies for Pharmaceutical, Medical, Hospital and Rehabilitation (Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018) which opened in Hanoi on May 9th.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2018. (Photo: VNA)

The four-day event was co-hosted by the Health Ministry, the Vietnam Medical Products Import-Export JSC (Vimedimex) and the Vietnam Advertisement & Fair Exhibition (Vietfair).

Speaking at the event, Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien said domestic and foreign businesses are encouraged to invest in medical equipment, hospital and health services. The Vietnam Medi-Pharm offers chances for businesses to exchange information on various fields in the medical sector and step up investment in health services development to meet people’s demand, she added.

Major products on display at 535 stalls include pharmaceuticals, health food, medical equipment, health care products, chemicals and lab equipment.

Especially, this is the first time that Vietnam Medi-Pharm has welcomed Polish enterprises to attend the exhibition and showcase their software solutions on medical costs, electronic spare parts, and automation.

Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien (centre) visits a pavilion at the exhibition. (Photo: NDO)

With the theme of “Strengthening grassroots-level medical services, towards covering everyone’s health”, the Health Ministry’s display area disseminates the Party and State’s policies and laws on medical work, as well as the achievements and major tasks of Vietnam’s medical sector this year.

Concurrent events will be the Vietnam International Hospital Exhibition, the International Rehabilitation & Healthcare Technology Exhibition & Conference, the International Dental Exhibition, and seminars and forums on cardio-vascular diseases, and vaccination.

As part of the exhibitions there will be consultancy on medical law, pharmaceutical market, public health care and epidemics prevention, among others.

The Vietnam Medi-Pharm was first held in 1994 and has become an annual event held in May in Hanoi./.

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