Medic East Africa and Medlab East Africa, the premier healthcare exhibition and congress in East Africa, have officially opened their doors at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
This highly anticipated three-day event is poised to unite over 5,000 government officials, healthcare professionals, and investors from around the world. Together, they will explore the latest healthcare and laboratory innovations set to redefine healthcare delivery in the East African region.
In parallel with the exhibition, a series of CPD-accredited conferences will run, offering free access to healthcare and lab professionals in East Africa. Tom Coleman, Exhibition Director at Informa Markets, expressed,
“With the increase in international pavilions, we are providing the ideal platform for the East African healthcare industry to build global relationships. In addition to seasoned exhibitors, we are proud to welcome first-time exhibitors such as Siemens, United Imaging, Mindray, and Snibe, some of the world’s leading brands.”
Participating companies at the exhibition span the globe and include Al Fahim Healthcare Solutions LLC, Siemens Healthineers, Leader Healthcare from the UAE, Crown Healthcare from Kenya, Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical Engineering Company Ltd (Snibe) from China, Mindray, United Imaging, and many more. Coleman emphasized,
“By the end of the exhibition, healthcare stakeholders will be equipped to chart a path towards delivering high-quality healthcare across East Africa, with the conferences addressing crucial issues and offering solutions to current challenges.”
Representatives from countries like the UAE, China, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Pakistan, and India, among others, have converged at the event to share insights and expertise.
The second day of the conference will feature a Leaders Summit, focusing on Kenya’s dynamic potential and global healthcare innovation. This forum aims to strengthen its presence in Kenya while spotlighting the country’s strategic efforts to enhance healthcare regulations and bolster the regional healthcare sector.
Moreover, Medic East Africa places a growing emphasis on sustainability, striving to make a positive impact environmentally, socially, and economically in the region.
The event organizers have implemented various measures, including using electric buses for transportation to and from the venue, advocating the use of sustainable building materials, and encouraging exhibitors to move away from disposable exhibition stands. This commitment to sustainability underscores the event’s dedication to making a lasting difference.
In essence, Medic East Africa is poised to be a transformative event, bringing together the brightest minds in healthcare to drive innovation and progress in the region. It serves as a platform for thought-provoking conversations on a wide range of healthcare topics. Everyone with an interest in healthcare, East Africa, or global health issues is highly encouraged to participate in the next two days of this groundbreaking event.