Medic West Africa offers vast networking opportunities for professionals in healthcare

Lagos, Nigeria: The 3rd edition of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Congress (MWA) organised by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions will take place on 15-17 October 2014 at the Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria. The event will cover over 7,000 square meters of exhibition space to showcase over 1000 products from 350 exhibitors.

Medic West Africa is the perfect and only platform for regional and international healthcare stakeholders, investors, suppliers and service providers to interact and network with government authorities, new buyers, dealers, distributors and key industry players.

“Medic West Africa is the largest healthcare event in the West African region which continues to expand year-on-year. It is the best venue for networking opportunities for professionals within the healthcare sector,” commented Simon Page, Managing Director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions.

Last year Medic West Africa accommodated more than 300 international and local exhibiting companies from more than 45 countries and 7 country pavilions showcasing the very latest medical breakthroughs and technological developments in healthcare, as well as announcing ground- breaking new partnerships and collaborations within the West Africa healthcare sector.“The experience is wonderful and innovative and it gives room for improvement in the Health sector in Nigeria,” commented Shaba Johnson Adetokunbo, Chief Nursing Officer, Lagos UniversityTeaching Hospital.

Medic West Africa 2014 conference hosts regional and international speakers, and each conference programme has been scientifically prepared to offer continuing education and information on the latest advances in healthcare. The conference features two tracks, the quality conference, and the Medical Laboratory conference. The Quality conference encompasses topics such as; Infection Control: The Ebola Perspective, Occupational Safety and Health Risk Exposure in Healthcare System, amongst others; and the Medical Laboratory Conference will cover Medical Laboratory Accreditation in West Africa: Successes and challenges, improving the knowledge of Medical Laboratory Scientists, and more.

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Medic West Africa Exhibition 2013

Some of this year’s international exhibitors include, Biotec, Al Borj Medical Laboratories, GE Healthcare, Mindray, Covidien, Schiller and JNCI to name a few. Local Nigerian exhibitors include Coscharis Medical, The Biostadt Company, DCL Laboratory Products, Emzor Hesco Ltd, and more.

Afrocet Ltd is an African conference, exhibition and training organiser that have been appointed by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions as a key partner to launch events into the sub-Sahara African region. Afrocet Ltd management launched the very first Medic Africa meeting back in 1986 and has long and extensive experience at running successful events throughout Africa.

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About Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions:

Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions is part of Informa Exhibitions and runs the healthcare portfolio of products, including more than 20 exhibitions, 100 conferences yearly covering the European, African, Middle Eastern, Asian and US markets. Over the course of the year, the Informa Life Sciences’ events attract over 5,000 exhibitors, 100,000 visitors and 13,000 conference delegates. In addition to the events, the division also publishes 4 international healthcare magazines and as well as Dothealth, an on-line healthcare portal showcasing more than 40,000 healthcare companies.


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