(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Peninsula
Doha: Minister of Public Health, H E Dr Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari, will open Qatar International Medical and Health Exhibition (QMED) at the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) today, with the participation of more than 40 local and international companies in the medical sector.
The opening ceremony will be attended by several Ambassadors to Qatar, including Ajay Sharma, UK Ambassador, Eva Bolano, Ambassador of Sweden, and Fikret Ozer, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey.
Held under the patronage of the Ministry of Public Health, QMED will provide a unique platform for knowledge-transfer and discussions around the healthcare industry, latest technical innovations and the latest developments in Qatar's healthcare sector, for leading local, regional and international healthcare professionals.
The event, which will be held on a total area of 5,000 square meters, will host three conferences and workshops organised by Alfardan Medical and Northwestern Medicine (AMNM), Naufar Hospital, and Reviva for Medical Services. Local and international speakers will lead the discussions, with the participation of more than 500 doctors covering all medical specialties.
The exhibition aims at promoting knowledge exchange, identifying latest developments in the health care sector, providing better services, as well as supporting initiatives that lay the foundation for a healthy community, and encourage innovation in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030.
Ali Abdullah Al Khater, Chair of the Healthcare Communications Committee said, 'The 2019 QMED is an important part of our endeavors to develop the healthcare sector in Qatar.It is also a very important platform for healthcare providers to introduce them to the latest innovations in medical services.
Khalifa Al Mohannadi, Manager of Sogha Exhibitions and Conferences, said, 'QMED represents an investment opportunity for the leaders of the healthcare sector in Qatar to share knowledge and cooperate with executives from around 12 participating countries. The exhibition aims to shed light on the latest medical devices adopted by European countries, as well as medical supplies, and the latest laboratory and radiation equipment.