By Jacob Ajom
This year’s medical trade fair, MEDICA 2017 coming up from 13-16 November, in Dusseldorf, Germany will host the finest minds across all areas of the healthcare industry.
This year’s edition, the 41st in the series, will occupy 17 exhibition halls and 262 000 square metres of space.
The uniqueness of this year’s event resides in the fact that it remains the premier networking platform for the global medical technology marketplace.
Last year,128 000 international visitors including Nigerians and others from the West African region attended the show.
Over 5,000 exhibitors from 70 countries will use MEDICA 2017 to present their range of new products, services and processes for inpatient and outpatient care.
The MEDICA trade fair will focus on electro-medicine / medical technology, laboratory technology / diagnostics, physiotherapy / orthopaedic technology, commodities and consumables, information and communication technology, medical furniture and specialist furnishings for hospitals and practices.
A statement by representatives of the organisers in Nigeria, Ridge-Mart Nig. Ltd, says, “Nigeria’s healthcare industry cannot be isolated high profile events.”