Annual international medical expo to run in May hinh anh 1Scene at the opening ceremony of the Vietnam MEDI-PHARM 2016 (Photo:

Hanoi (VNA) – The 24th Vietnam International Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Vietnam MEDI-PHARM 2017) will take place in Hanoi from May 10 to 13.

The annual event has been scheduled for May in Hanoi since 1994.

This year, it is expected to feature 500 booths operated by 410 firms from 30 countries and territories worldwide, with participants displaying a wide range of health products, equipment, technologies and services.

The fair will run in conjunction with the 10th Vietnam International Hospital Exhibition, International Rehabilitation & Healthcare Technology Exhibition & Conference, and the 6th Vietnam International Dental Exhibition.

A series of conferences and public awareness-raising campaigns, including those on the Law on Pharmacy, stem cell therapy in cancer treatment, and partnership promotion, are also scheduled as part of the exhibition.-VNA