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Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam International Medical and Pharmaceutical Exhibition (Vietnam Medi-Pharm 2019) will return in Hanoi in its 26th edition from May 8-11.

At a press conference held in Hanoi on May 2, Head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Communications, Emulation and Reward Nguyen Dinh Anh said that the event, held by the Vietnam Medical Products Import-Export JSC in collaboration with the Vietnam Advertisement and Fair Exhibition JSC, will draw the participation of 450 companies from Belgium, China, the Czech Republic, Germany, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the US, and Vietnam, among others.

On the display at 550 booths will be pharmaceutical products, food supplements, pharmaceutical processing, manufacturing and packaging equipment, lab equipment, and healthcare services.

Besides, various events will be held within the framework of the exhibition, including a national scientific conference on preventive medicine and a workshop on immunotherapy and stem cells for the treatment of cancer and diabetes.

There will be consultancy on medical law, pharmaceutical market, community healthcare and epidemics prevention.

The organising board said that the Vietnam Medi-Pharmfirst has enhanced trade promotion among countries as well as created opportunities for participants to introduce their products, promote experience exchange, expand market as well as boost connection and technology transfer to improve production efficiency.-VNA