Medical Fair India Will Head to Mumbai for Its March 2012 Run

October 23, 2011

Messe Duesseldorf’s Medical Fair India, 18th International Exhibition and Conference on Diagnostic, Medical Technology, Rehabilitation, Medical Equipment and Components will head from Pragati Maidan in New Delhi, where it was held last year, to the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center in Mumbai March 2-4.

Messe Duesseldorf, which is known for its Medica trade show in Duesseldorf, Germany, will also have the support the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AIMED) for the Mumbai event.

More than 260 exhibitors from 17 countries are expected to showcase the newest technologies and equipment for the medical industry to about 6,000 attendees.

Also new next year will be the components and rehabilitation segments. In addition, the Medical Fair Industry Conference 2012 will complement the exhibits.

Medical fair India 2012 will include physicians, physiotherapists, biologists, chemists, hospital directors and managers, as well as distributors and representatives from universities and government agencies.

Hospital supplies, surgical items, medical disposables, rehabilitation aids, diagnostics, hospital furniture, radiology and imaging equipment, physiotherapy equipment, critical care/emergency equipment, disinfection and waste management systems, medical software and medical publications all will be displayed on a showfloor.

Messe Duesseldorf officials have said before last year’s show, “This exhibition will enable Indian entrepreneurs to explore the immense potential of the Indian medical/healthcare sector and pave the way for mutually beneficial partnerships between Indian businessmen and the exhibitors.”

The Indian health care sector is on track to become a $280 billion industry by 2020, with spending on health estimated to grow 14 percent annually, according to a report by an industry body.

At present, the sector is estimated to be around $40 billion and will grow to $78.6 billion by 2012.

Better standard of living, improved education and increasing incidence of lifestyle diseases is triggering a higher demand for modern, quicker treatment methods and newer forms of therapy/diagnosis, according to Messe Duesseldorf officials.

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