China-Arab States Health Industry Expo and Forum 2015 was successfully held in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in west China, Sept.10-12, 2015. The Expo and Forum was sponsored by Sinopharm, National Health and Family Planning Commission of People’s Republic of China (NHFPC), and the Government of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, organized by Reed-Sinopharm Exhibitions Co., Ltd., Health and Family Planning Commission of Ningxia and Ningxia Food and Drug Administration.
As an important part of China-Arab States Expo 2015, the 1st China-Arab States Health Industry Expo and Forum achieved a big success. More than 200 domestic enterprises, including well-known Sinopharm Holding Ningxia Company, Viicare, Chia Tai Tianqing (CTTQ) and Ningxia Duo Wei, etc., and 15 foreign companies from Arabian countries, Malaysia and Singapore set up booths in the Expo. The displayed items covered various territories, including medical devices and equipments, western and traditional medicines and healthcare products, ethnic medicines, natural health foods and products, traditional Arabian medicines, and medical e-commerce platforms, etc.. Among them, the medical robot from Viicare (Tsinghua University) demonstrated the foremost technology combining computer-aided treatment, microwave tumor ablation and integrative imaging diagnostic workstation. The traditional Hui medicines were also presented. By attracting numerous investors from inside and outside China to attend this event, it created a precious opportunity for exploring in-depth cooperation in medical and health field between China and Arabian countries.
The concurrent China-Arab States Health Industry Forum also drew 400 health officials, scholars and entrepreneurs of related industries from China and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan and Comoros, etc.. They discussed the development and cooperation between China and Arabian countries on purchasing medical products, sharing the cutting-edge knowledges and information and expanding medical tourism and so on. Mr. Deng Jindong, chief accountant of Sinopharm Headquarters and chairman of Board of Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions attended and delivered a speech on behalf the two companies.
Nearly 3000 visitors from China and member countries of Arab League joined the grand expo. A number of agreements were signed.
The success of the China-Arab States Health Industry Expo and Forum definitely promoted the medical and health collaboration between China and Arabian countries. It was not only a communication and cooperation platform, but also a concrete move for implementing the Belt and Road Initiatives in the medical and health field. [Reported by Reed Sinopharm Exhibitions]