Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2015 to take place in August

The 15th Vietnam Medi-Pharm Expo 2015 will be held at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Center in Ho Chi Mih City from August 20-22.

More than 200 local and foreign companies from 20 countries and territories around the world, such as Germany, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, India, China, Taiwan (China) featuring hundreds of display booths will join the event.

The expo presents the latest medical and pharmaceutical products, a wide range of medical equipment and instruments, ophthalmological and dental products.

It is a chance for enterprises to introduce their products and services, exchange experiences and seek for counter-parts.

Vietnam's medical equipment imports from foreign markets is estimated at over US$800 million and will reach a staggering US$1.2 billion by 2016 at a compounded annual growth rate of 18 percent in the 2012-2017 period.

At present, 90% of medical equipment used in hospitals and medical stations in the country are imported from abroad.

By P.Anh – Translated by Kim Khanh

Other news

Most view

A serious case of dengue treated in Children Hospital (Illustrative pPhoto: SGGP)

Dengue breaks out in Dong Nai Province

Since the beginning of the year, the southern province of Dong Nai has recorded 4,057 dengue cases including 3,469 hospitalized cases, a year-on-year rise of 43 percent, and three deaths.