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Saudi health features multibillion riyal deals

Saudi Health 2014, considered to be the largest health care event in the Kingdom, concluded on Wednesday, with a record number of 12,000 visitors. It had the participation of 300 exhibitors from 35 countries displaying their products and services to highlight the latest developments and opportunities within the Saudi health care sector.

The venue provided an effective platform to finalize a large number of business deals and cooperation agreements worth several billion riyals.

Saudi Health 2014 has contributed effectively in activating communication and cooperation among local and international industry leaders, as well as bringing the latest health care technology and equipment to the local market. It also provided a platform for discussing various training programs that ease and support expertise and knowledge exchange as well as local work force development to strengthen their presence and position within the global market.

“The 2nd Saudi Health Exhibition & Conference’s success reassured the positive and promising status of the Saudi health care sector and its importance to the local industry leaders, in line with a foreign participation of 35 countries that confirmed the international interest in discussing cooperation prospects for the sake of promoting the potential and performance of the health care sector. The high proportion of visitors and their active participation have attracted the attention of all participants as it highlighted the importance of this event in terms of developing health care sector and addressing its challenges. We look forward to work together with all the contributors and sponsors to enhance the remarkable success of this event in the future,” Dr. Salah Al-Mazroa, deputy minister of health for engineering affairs and supplies, said.

Saudi Health 2014 was organized under the auspices of Saudi Ministry of Health in the framework of joint cooperation between Riyadh Exhibitions Company and Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions based on the Exhibition with Education vision.

The 2nd Saudi Health Exhibition & Conference has achieved an impressive growth rate of 30 percent compared to the last edition. The event, which was held on area exceeding 7,500 square meters, has provided a strategic platform to promote effective communication and establishing strategic and solid partnerships between the public and private sectors in Saudi Arabia. The event has further brought together a wide range of leading companies specialized in the medical sector, including regional and international health care providers, experts, dealers, traders and suppliers.

The conference agenda of the event included 10 topics authorized by Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCFHS) to discuss key issues affecting the health care sector on the local and regional levels, including nursing, hospital management, medical laboratories, biology engineering, medical engineering, cardiology, technical management of radiology departments, nuclear medicine, medical rehabilitation and future of the health sector, especially of medical radiology in the Kingdom.

Source: Arab News

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