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Healthcare expo begins next week

  • Published at 09:31 pm April 24th, 2019
Healthcare expo begins next week
Meherun N Islam, president and group managing director of CEMS Global, addresses a press conference at the Economic Reporters’ Forum auditorium in Dhaka on Wednesday Courtesy

CEMS Bangladesh in association with CEMS Global USA will organize the 12th edition of Meditex Bangladesh 2019

A healthcare three-day expo is set to begin in Dhaka next week to showcase the latest technologies and services in the sector.

CEMS Bangladesh in association with CEMS Global USA will organize the 12th edition of Meditex Bangladesh 2019, the biggest exhibition on medical, clinical, and healthcare industry in the country. 

Two more exhibitions—the 4th International Health Tourism Expo and 5th Bangladesh clinical Lab Expo 2019—will also be held concurrently from May 2–May 4, at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). 

Meherun N Islam, president and group managing director of CEMS Global, said at a press conference at the Economic Reporters’ Forum auditorium, on Wednesday: “The three-day exposition will be a one-stop platform to showcase the latest developments and emerging technologies from home and abroad.” 

The exhibition will feature new medical devices and equipment, surgical instruments, dental equipment, diagnostic equipment and hospital equipment and supplies from 120 companies based in Bangladesh, India, Thailand, China, US, France, Australia, Germany, Denmark, Taiwan, Turkey, and Korea.

Many hospitals and healthcare providers from India, Malaysia, Sweden, Singapore, and Thailand will also exhibit their services and latest developments, said the organizers in a statement. 

"Bangladesh has a large population and the people's purchasing power is increasing, thanks to the growing economy," reads the statement, adding that Meditex Bangladesh will be "a perfect business-to-business (B2B) platform for the entire medical and healthcare sector of Bangladesh". 

During the expo, three seminars will be organized on: the role of physiotherapy in prevention and management of disability; infertility in men and women—causes and treatment; and control and prevention of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer. 

The Meditex Bangladesh International Expo is sponsored by Chennai Fertility Center, and would be organized in partnership Independent TV, The Daily Star and The Daily Samakal, Radio Today, Fintech, ICE Business Times, Ryans Archive, At Earth BD, Market Edge, AamarTech. 

State minister for health Murad Hasan is expected to inaugurate both expos, which will be open to visitors from 10:30am to 8:30pm.

Among others, Azad Khan, CEO of Chennai Fertility Center Bangladesh, SS Sarwar, group CEO of CEMS Global, Tanveer Qamrul, executive director of CEMS Global, and Noyem Sharif, head of marketing and communications of CEMS Global, were also at the press briefing.