Thursday, 21 Jan 2021
H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed al Sa’eedi, Minister of Health, inaugurated the eighth edition of Oman Health Exhibition & Conference at Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre on Monday.

150 businesses participate in Oman wellness expo

Organised by Omanexpo, it has brought collectively 150 businesses from 12 nations.

On the occasion, H E Dr Sa’eedi stated, “We are delighted to host this occasion alongside Oman Medical Association. It will certainly continue to bring added worth to the healthcare sector in the nation. New hospitals and health-related facilities providing high quality service can aid produce a good image about the country’s healthcare sector.

“With all the efforts exerted to provide better healthcare, Oman has the potential to become a medical tourism destination in the future.”

According to Ahmed Sayed, exhibition director, participating firms are showcasing the newest health-related goods and gear, private care goods, diagnostic and laboratory gear, pharmaceutical goods, physiotherapy and orthopaedic technologies and supply infertility remedy consultancy.

“Visitors can also take advantage of free medical consultations with specialists from the biggest hospitals and healthcare centres around the world,” he stated.

“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 added.

This year’s edition has pavilions from India, Iran and Taiwan. Iran has brought a consortium of best companies of health-related devices and exporters. The Taiwanese pavilion is becoming represented by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council which is exhibiting revolutionary health-related and surgical goods and technologies that contain non-invasive detection techniques and minimally invasive surgical applications. The Indian pavilion is becoming represented by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

On the sidelines of the exhibition, a 3-day scientific conference – organised in conjunction with the Oman Medical Association – is also becoming held.

Accredited by the Oman Medical Specialty Board, the conference will present sessions and workshops covering common surgery, paediatrics, medicine, high quality management, health-related ethics, patient security, threat management, health-related error and such other subjects that reflect the existing problems in Oman’s wellness and health-related sector and in line with the government’s techniques outlined in its Health Vision 2050.

Business-to-enterprise meetings are also taking spot alongside the exhibition and conference. The exhibition will run till September 26 and is open from 11am to 8pm.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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