As many as 350 pharmaceutical and medical businesses from 30 countries and territories are showcasing their products at the 20th Vietnam International Hospital, Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (VIETNAM MEDI-PHARM) that opened in Hanoi on May 8.
Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long said the 450-pavilion exposition introduces the latest products, achievements and technologies in the pharmaceutical and health care sector in Vietnam as well as in the world.
This is a good chance for domestic and international businesses to promote their products and access the most cutting-edge technologies of the world medicine while boosting experience sharing and international cooperation in this field, he added.
During the four-day event, there will be an array of community-targeted activities co-hosted by the organising board, the Vietnam Red Cross and other humanitarian organisations. These activities aim to raise public awareness of the new avian influenza – H7N9, poverty reduction, disaster prevention and response, and blood donation.
Workshops on legal support for businesses operating in the pharmaceutical and medical field will be held together with fact-finding tours of factories and hospitals in Hanoi.
Concurring with VIETNAM MEDI-PHARM, some other events will be also organised, including 6thVietnam International Hospital Exhibition (Vietnam Hospital 2013), the 2nd Vietnam International Dental Exhibition (Vietnam Dental 2013) and the 7th China Exhibition on Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment (China Medi-Pharm 2013).
Source: VNA/ Photo: qdnd.vn