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The Healthcare market in East Africa continues to go from strength to strength. This year Expogroup Worlwide returns to East Africa with 3 new editions of Medexpo in three of Africa’s fastest growing and most-prosperous economies;

MEDEXPO KENYA: 04th - 06th Sept., 2018 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
MEDEXPO TANZANIA: 25th - 27th Oct., 2018 - Mlimani City Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
MEDEXPO ETHIOPIA: 15th - 17th Nov., 2018 - Millenium Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

There continues to be a tremendous demand for medical manufacturing products, equipment, machinery, services, and solutions. The event brings together exhibitors from over 20 nations and the newest and most innovative products in the global industry today. 3500 visitors are expected to be in attendance at the 2018 edition of Medexpo.

Africa is now one of the most sought-after medical technology markets in the world due to the rapid development of the economies in East Africa. Public money is being invested in large sums in private hospitals and laboratories. Investments in the development of medical technologies are also on the rise.

Product portfolios, this year have been designed particularly to meet the demand and the needs of the healthcare market in East Africa today. Exhibitors will cover a wide spectrum ranging from hospital supplies to equipment for pharmacies and dispensaries to medical furniture. Exhibitors from countries such as China, United Kingdom, France and Russia are expected to increase their presence at the 21st edition of the event. The event will also continue to feature key players from the medical community of Kenya and the rest of East Africa.

Kenya’s goal of “Vision 2030” aims to oversee the nation’s attainment of “middle-class” status by the year 2030. The progression of the Healthcare Sector will be of prime importance in-keeping with the goals of this vision. And with the compounded annual growth rate of the sector at 10.8 percent, this vision is bound to be a reality in the near future.

“Medexpo 2018 will be an effective platform for local and international exhibitors to present their products as the event will attract a wide audience of local trade visitors and decision makers from Kenya and surrounding East African countries like Tanzania and Uganda.”, said Max Lewis, CEO Expogroup Worldwide.

MEDEXPO has continuously grown with each edition of the event over its 26 Years in the region and is now a key entry-port for companies seeking to do business in the markets of East Africa.

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Joel D’Silva
Media Manager
Medexpo  ( East Africa )
Int'l: +971 50 634 1066 | Kenya: +254 792268513

Expogroup Worldwide announces another edition of MEDEXPO AFRICA

After an overwhelming response in 2016, Expogroup Worldwide announces another edition of MEDEXPO AFRICA, the leading healthcare trade fair in Africa. Taking place from 2 - 4 June, 2017 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya and 22 - 24 August at the Mlimani Conference Centre (MCC), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the event brings together more than 5000 healthcare professionals with 400 of the world’s leading healthcare suppliers, manufacturers and service providers, all under one roof, to find the latest industry innovations, network and do business.

MEDEXPO AFRICA 2017 is the perfect opportunity to discover first-hand, the best the healthcare industry has to offer, and to expand business associations with personal, one-on-one connections. Meet with global healthcare industry leaders and do business within the region at East Africa’s largest B2B networking platform.

There are not many industries that have displayed as much steady growth as the medical sector, and Africa is among the world’s most promising markets. Experts believe that its current market volume of around US$ 2.8 billion will rise to US$ 7 billion by 2023, with annual growth rates of over 15 per cent. Companies wanting to benefit from this development will find that MEDEXPO AFRICA – the region’s leading international medical trade fair, for the last two decades – is a top platform for accessing this booming market.

MEDEXPO KENYA: 02nd – 04th June – KICC, Nairobi, Kenya
MEDEXPO TANZANIA: 22nd – 24th August – MCC, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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Strong exhibitor line-up and comprehensive medical products, equipment and machinery showcase at the 20th MEDEXPO AFRICA 2017

The African health care market is booming. With 20th MEDEXPO fair that will take place in Kenya from 16th-18th June 2017 at The Dome. It is oriented to meet the increasing demand for medical manufacturing products, equipment, machinery, services, and solutions. The event profiles exhibitors from over 20 countries, innovative solutions from leading market players for the benefit of medical technology buyers from across the East African region.

Africa is one of the most promising growth markets for medical technology anywhere in the world. The backlog demand is huge and exceeds investments. While public money is being invested predominantly in basic medical services, private hospitals and laboratories is the driving force behind modernizing the sector. They are investing in high-end technology to satisfy the rising demand.

The product portfolio at the MEDEXPO will comprise of innovations from around the world that specifically target the African healthcare market. The exhibitors will present the entire spectrum of products from all relevant sectors: medical technology, hospital, health center and clinic equipment, rehabilitation, equipment for pharmacies and dispensaries, and furniture. Participating countries will include China, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Russia Turkey, France, Ethiopia and many others alongside numerous domestic exhibitors.

According to medical professionals in the region: “It will be the most important and relevant trade exhibition for industry professionals in the medical field to source for products, meet new business contacts, build partnerships, and keep abreast of industry trends and developments.

MEDEXPO’s continuous and growing importance to the region and beyond has been demonstrated by the success of exhibitions in the past which continues to attract an increasing number of companies looking to do business in Africa as the region’s healthcare sector continues on a robust growth path

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