3rd edition of Africa Health Excon to Kick Off in Cairo

Ingy Deif, Tuesday 14 May 2024

Medical entities from over 100 countries operating in the health and pharmaceutical sector are to participate in “Africa Health ExCon 2024”.

3rd Edition of  Africa Health Excon


The Egyptian Authority for Unified Procurement (UPA), Medical Supply and Technology Management announced the launch of the third edition of “Africa Health ExCon”, under the theme “Your Gate to Innovation and Trade” at Al Manara International Conference Centerwhere the event will be held on June 3rd.

 “Africa Health ExCon” is an annual healthcare, showcasing global expertise and enhancing knowledge-sharing to contribute to fostering the medical sector in Africa.

With the participation of leading international companies and key entities operating in the health and pharmaceutical sector, “Africa Health ExCon 2024”is expected to attract over 500 exhibitors from various countries worldwide, in addition to over 60,000 visitors from over 100 countries globally.

Various Egyptian government entities are to support organizing the conference, recognizing its role in enhancing Egypt's position as a regional hub for healthcare in the region. This comes following the success of launching the first digital business platform to showcase global expertise and contributions to stimulate the medical sector across the African continent.

The second edition of "Africa Health ExCon 2023" held in June last year attracted 39,964 healthcare professionals and traders from 113 countries. The event featured 29 scientific conferences, 29 workshops, and 316 sessions with the participation of 1,547 speakers.

The conference welcomed over 360 governmental healthcare representatives, CEOs, and decision-makers from around the globe, discussing ways to develop a sustainable healthcare strategy in Africa. The conference demonstrated a strong commitment to improving healthcare across the continent, providing an ideal platform for exchanging expertise and knowledge transfer among specialists from various countries.

Major General Dr. Bahaa El Din Zeidan, Chairman of Unified Procurement Authority UPA, stated that the main objectives of the Africa Health ExCon 2024 conference and exhibition align with the African Union Agenda 2063, particularly its vision for a 'Prosperous Africa'.

“This vision focuses on achieving comprehensive growth and sustainable development by boosting the localization of medical industries and addressing the region's healthcare challenges

 "The conference and exhibition also aim to bolster trade exchange among African countries, which represents a vital aspect of the African Union's agenda," he said.

 Dr. Kamal Ebeid, Executive Director of Africa Health ExCon, stated, "Africa Health ExCon represents a strategic platform for the development of the healthcare sector in Africa, fostering cooperation among various stakeholders to achieve sustainable development goals. This underscores Egypt's leading role in medical care and its capabilities in providing top-notch medical services to patients across Africa."

The third edition of "Africa Health ExCon" is supported by a number of leading global healthcare companies. The list of Platinum sponsors include: Grifols-Egypt, Medtronic, Pfizer, GE Healthcare, Roche, Siemens Healthineers, Novartis, HV Diagnostics, AstraZeneca, and ACDIMA. The list of Gold sponsors include: Sanofi, Clinilab, Philips, and Snibe, while the Silver sponsors include Banque du Caire, Attijariwafa Bank, EVA Pharma, and Kemet Medical.

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