Muscat: Minister of Health Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Saidi inaugurated the eighth edition of the Oman Health Exhibition and Conference at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre on Monday.
The Oman Health Exhibition & Conference, organised by Oman’s biggest exhibitions and conferences organiser and recognised as the flagship health and medical event in Oman, will once again make its mark on the healthcare scene by bringing in close to 150 exhibiting partners from 12 countries.
Ahmed Sayed, exhibition director, Oman Health Exhibition & Conference, said, “We have nearly 150 companies from 12 countries, which will showcase the latest medical products and equipment, personal care products, diagnostic and laboratory equipment, pharmaceutical products, physiotherapy and orthopaedic technology that ranges from eye care and skin care, to cosmetics, infertility treatment consultancy and more. Visitors could also take advantage of the free medical consultations with specialists from the biggest hospitals and healthcare centres around the world.”
Range of products
“We are continuously finding ways to enhance our platform such that our exhibitors, stakeholders, and visitors are assured of a worthwhile return on investment by ensuring proper representation of all the key sectors within the health and medical industry, and offer a new and diversified range of products, services and technologies. We also want to help encourage new investments in Oman’s health resources and current projects,” he adds. This year’s edition will see the participation of the Iran, Taiwan and India pavilions. Iran will bring in a consortium of top manufacturers of medical devices and exporters.
The Taiwan pavilion will be represented by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), bringing in innovative medical and surgical products and technologies that include non-invasive detection methods and minimally invasive surgical applications. The India pavilion is represented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Concurrent to the exhibition is a three-day scientific conference, organised in conjunction with the Oman Medical Association.
The conference, accredited by the Oman Speciality Board (OMSB), will present topics, sessions and workshops covering general surgery, paediatrics, medicine, quality management, medical ethics and legal concerns, patient safety and risk management, and medical errors, and other topics reflective of the current issues in Oman’s health and medical sectors and in line with the government’s strategies outlined in its Health Vision 2050.
Business-to-business meetings are also taking place alongside the main sphere of action. The Oman Health Exhibition and Conference will continue from September 24-26 from 11am to 8pm.