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12:00 AM, April 25, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, April 25, 2019

Medical equipment, services exposition begins on May 2

A three-day fair on the healthcare industry of Bangladesh is set to begin in Dhaka next week with a view to showcasing the latest technologies and practices in the sector.

CEMS Bangladesh in association with CEMS Global USA will organise the 12th edition of Meditex Bangladesh 2019—the biggest exhibition in Bangladesh on medical, clinical and healthcare industry—on May 2 at the International Convention City Bashundhara .

Two more exhibitions—the fourth International Health Tourism Expo and the fifth Bangladesh Clinical Lab Expo 2019—will also be held concurrently, said Meherun N Islam, president and group managing director of CEMS Global.

She shared the info at a press conference at the Economic Reporters’ Forum in the capital yesterday.

“The three-day exposition will be a one-stop platform to showcase the latest developments and emerging technologies from home and abroad,” she said.

The exhibition will feature new medical devices and equipment, surgical instruments, dental equipment, diagnostic equipment and hospital equipment and supplies from 120 companies from Bangladesh, India, Thailand, China, the 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, according to the organiser.

“The Meditex Bangladesh will be a perfect business-to-business (B2B) platform for the entire medical and healthcare sector of Bangladesh,” the organiser said in a statement.

During the exposition, three seminars will be organised 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 supported by Chennai Fertility Center, according to the statement.

State Minister for Health Murad Hasan is expected to inaugurate the expos, which will remain open for visitors from 10.30am to 8.30pm.

Azad Khan, CEO of Chennai Fertility Center Bangladesh, and SS Sarwar, group CEO of CEMS Global; Tanveer Qamrul, executive director, and Noyem Sharif, head of marketing and communications, were also present.

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