21/09/2017 06:53 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Int’l health care expo opens in HCM City

HCM City, September 20 (VNA) – About 400 businesses from 25 countries and territories are showcasing their products at the 12th Pharmed & Health Care Vietnam (Pharmedi 2017), which opened in HCM City on September 20. 

The four-day event displays pharmaceuticals and materials, surgery machines and equipment, diagnosis equipment, check-up and treatment services, and beauty care products at its over 600 booths. 

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Nguyen Dinh Anh, an official from the Ministry of Health, said the exhibition is becoming more attractive to foreign businesses as many new products such as check-up and treatment support equipment are showcased at the event for the first time. 

Within the framework of the exhibition, seminars on pharmaceuticals and digital revolution in comprehensive business administration and medical equipment business in Vietnam will be also held. 

During this year’s event, organisers will offer free medical check-ups for about 1,000 people each day by more than 30 doctors from the District 2 Hospital and the Hospital of the Ho Chi Minh City Medicine and Pharmacy University.