Saudi Health Draws Strong Interest

ICON03 Apr 2014
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Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences 2014, the largest health care event in Saudi Arabia, continues to generate strong interest from leading health care companies in local, regional, and global markets, with more premier industry leaders expressing their plan to participate in this year’s international show.

To date, nine major health care organizations have confirmed their sponsorship of the event including Rakaa Medical Company as the diamond sponsor and Siemens Saudi Arabia, Salehiya Medical, Dräger Saudi Arabia, Nawah Healthcare, Care and Planning for Hospital Co. Ltd., Mediserv-Medical Supplies and Services Co, GE Healthcare and Saudi German Hospitals as platinum sponsors.

The exhibition will take place from May 19-21 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhi-bition Center.

The second Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences is jointly organized by Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) and Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions.

The Ministry of Health, Saudi Food and Drug Authority, Riyadh Chamber of Commerce and In-dustry, Council of Health Services and Sultan bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City are supporting the show.

More than 300 regional and international health care stakeholders, dealers, distributors, suppliers, and service providers will gather at the three-day event to showcase their products, latest tech-nologies, and services to the growing KSA audience of health care professionals and service pro-viders. It will also serve as a venue for the participants to learn, network, and create business op-portunities.

Fahad Al-Athel, deputy general manager, Riyadh Exhibitions Company, said: “We are expecting a larger number of participants this year with companies from more than 20 nations, including Canada, China, France, Germany, Korea, Pakistan, Taiwan, Turkey, UK, and the US, signing up for the show. Encouraged by the 30 percent increase in participation over 2013’s edition, the show is witnessing additional interest both from industry stakeholders and specialized visitors. Saudi Health Exhibition & Conferences has indeed solidified its reputation as the premier health care event across the Kingdom.”

Simon Page, managing director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, added: “We express our gratitude to leading local and international companies for recognizing the event’s pivotal role in bolstering the Kingdom’s health care industry. Sharing best practices and expertise with industry peers is essential to enhance the growth trajectory of the health care environment in Saudi Arabia which has been recognized by the Saudi MoH in their continuous support for this event. There are a wealth of learning and networking opportunities during the event to guide and help visitors achieve their business goals. Participating in this event will truly be a rewarding experience for them.”

In addition, this year’s show will feature nine CME-accredited conferences to highlight significant health issues in the Kingdom as well as the wider region.

These topics include nursing, hospital management, medical laboratory, cardiology, technical management of radiology as well as the future of radiology in Saudi Arabia, nuclear medicine, re-habilitation and the future of Saudi Arabia’s health care sector.

Source: Arab News