As many as 350 domestic and foreign companies will showcase their products at the 18 th Vietnam International Medical and Pharmaceutical Expo in Hanoi from May 11-14.

With more than 450 booths, Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2011 will display a wide range of medical products, equipment, devices, materials, technologies and production lines.

Organisers said the event is expected to serve as a chance for companies both in and outside the country to seek cooperation, business and investment opportunities and promote their products, brand names and technologies.

Within the framework of the expo, there will be seminars spotlighting Vietnam ’s pharmaceutical and medical equipment market as well as new regulations on medicine registration, tax and trade policies and incentives to attract foreign investment in the healthcare sector.

Participating foreign businesses will be also enabled to make a fact-finding trip to hospitals, and pharmaceutical and medical equipment factories in the capital city of Hanoi. /.