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Medic East Africa Returns to Nairobi for 4th Year

Continued high-level support shown by key regional healthcare federations and associations testament to the trade show's role in improving healthcare delivery in the region

    NAIROBI, KENYA, September 24, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the region's leading healthcare exhibitions organiser, has announced that the Medic East Africa Exhibition & Conferences will be returning to the Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, on 27-29 September 2016. As the leading platform for the healthcare industry to do business in East Africa, with 250 exhibitors from 20 countries and an anticipated 3,500 attendees, the event is a B2B stage for healthcare professionals designed to stimulate trade and interaction with key government associations, C-level management from hospitals and dealers and distributors from the East Africa region.

Now in it's 4th year, Medic East Africa continues to enjoy the support of a large number of key healthcare federations and associations across the region including the Kenya Medical Association, Association of Kenya Medical Laboratory Scientific Officers, Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya, Kenya Healthcare Federation, East Africa Healthcare Federation, Association of Private Health Facilities in Tanzania, as well as the Healthcare Federations of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, among others.

Simon Page, Managing Director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, said: "Medic East Africa has quickly become one of the most important healthcare trade shows on the African continent, stimulating trade and bilateral talks with the key players in the industry. The continued level of support that has been shown by governments, medical associations, regional federations and leading public and private healthcare entities, has been pivotal in the success of the show as a business and educational platform."

In line with Informa's motto of "Exhibition with Education", Medic East Africa will host four CPD-accredited clinical and non-clinical conference. The conferences, accredited by the Kenya Medical Association, will address the latest challenges and best practices in healthcare under the theme "Healthcare For All" with the flagship Healthcare Management conference, along with new clinical conferences on surgery, anaesthesia and medical laboratory.

In affirmation for the on-going support for Medic East Africa, Dr. Amit N. Thakker, Chairman of Kenya Healthcare Federation said, "We would like to reaffirm our ongoing commitment to supporting Medic East Africa as it continues to facilitate trade and promote medical education in order to improve healthcare within the region. Medic East Africa is the perfect opportunity to learn from best practices in business and healthcare delivery."

Medic East Africa 2016 is free-to-attend for professionals from across the healthcare spectrum including dealers and distributors, medical manufactures, general practitioners, doctors, surgeons, hospital managers, nursing staff, as well as all other medical professions and those involved in the delivery of healthcare in Kenya and the region.

Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, in charge of the healthcare portfolio within Informa's Global Exhibitions division, organises 26 exhibitions yearly covering the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and US market, connecting more than 150,000 healthcare professionals worldwide and offering a range of marketing solutions for companies involved with the healthcare sector. Over 100 congresses take place in parallel with the exhibitions.

Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions publishes four international healthcare magazines, offers Dothealth, a healthcare portal showcasing over 40,000 healthcare companies and runs Healthy Change, an online recruitment portal.

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