Event promotes Thailand as medical equipment hub

Breaking News August 30, 2018 18:09

By The Nation

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The Medical Devices Asean 2018 (MDA 2018), the international exhibition and congress on medical devices, technology, services and general health care, reflected its success as the gateway to Asean’s medical devices industry.



Over 125 brands and companies from 10 countries alongside more than 3,639 national and international trade visitors from 31 countries gathered, to explore this new chapter in the medical devices industry; raising the bar for medical devices standards and supporting the push to position Thailand as Asean’s medical hub.

The second edition of MDA will be held on July 10-12 2019, at Hall 1-2, Impact Exhibition Centre in Bangkok. 

Loy Joon How, general manager at Impact Exhibition Management Co Ltd, said: “The first edition of MDA 2018 exceeded our expectations due to strong support from the public and private sectors. This event showcased the latest medical innovations and technology, covering a comprehensive range of products and services, including general surgery; orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine; radiology and diagnostic imaging; medical laboratory; IT in health care; medical instruments and consumables.”

Veerasith Sinchareonkul, executive director at Sri Trang Gloves Thailand Co Ltd, who exhibited at MDA 2018, said: “We are a major player in the medical and health care industry and we recognised MDA 2018 as a vital event for the industry. 

“We exhibited at the event to contribute to the expansion of Thailand’s medical device market. Exhibiting at MDA 2018 served as a public relations tool to increase the awareness of our business, enhance our reputation and present our products to our customers. This show is an all-encompassing medical devices exhibition in the region.”

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