Medic East Africa and Medlab East Africa – East Africa’s largest healthcare exhibition & congressclosed its doors today at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi.
The three-day event brought together 5,000+ government officials, healthcare professionals and investors from across the globe to discover the latest healthcare and lab innovations that promise to redefine healthcare delivery in East Africa.
In parallel, the event hosted a series of CPD-accredited conferences and was free to attend for healthcare and lab professionals from East Africa.
Speaking during the closure of the event, Tom Coleman, Exhibition Director at Informa Markets, noted that “With the increase in international pavilions, the conference has provided an ideal platform for the East Africa healthcare industry to build relationships with stakeholders from around the world.”
Some of the companies involved at the exhibition include Al Fahim Healthcare Solutions LLC, Siemens Healthineers and Leader Healthcare from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Crown Healthcare from Kenya, Shenzhen New Industries Biomedical Engineering Company Ltd (Snibe) – China, Mindray and United Imaging among
“The exhibition has enabled health stakeholders to determine the best course of action to deliver good and quality healthcare across the East African region,” said Coleman.
Among the countries present for the conference are United Arab Emirates (UAE), China, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Pakistan, and India among others.
The conference has also included a Leaders Summit where discussions on Kenya’s dynamic potential and global healthcare innovation was discussed. Looking to the future, this forum will aim to strengthen its roots in Kenya and spotlight Kenya’s strategic efforts in refining regulations to bolster the healthcare sector in the region.
In addition to this, Medic East Africa has an ever-increasing focus on sustainability to improve its impact environmentally, socially, and economically in the region. The event organizers took various extra measures such as visitors using electric buses to and from the venue, making use of sustainable building materials encouraging exhibitors to move away from disposable exhibition stands and ensuring all core elements, such as walls, archways, and counters can be re-used.
The exhibition has lived upto its promise of being a transformative event, by bringing together the brightest minds in healthcare to drive innovation and progress in the region and serving as a platform for thought-provoking conversations.
Everyone with an interest in healthcare, East Africa, or global health issues are highly encouraged to participate in future events.