More than 100 doctors, nurses and healthcare experts from 15 countries gathered in Astana Sept. 25-27 for the Astana Zdorovie 2014 international healthcare exhibition.
The exhibition showcased the latest in innovations from domestic and international companies in medical equipment and technologies, including X-rays, ultrasound, diagnostic techniques, anaesthetics, neonatology and aspiration equipment, as well as laboratory accessories, rescue vehicles and more. Participants were also able to offer their services to visitors and network with other industry professionals.
The main event of the exhibition was the second Kazakhstan International Healthcare Forum AMF-2014, which was dedicated to the fifth anniversary of the adoption of the Code of the Republic of Kazakhstan on People’s Health and the Healthcare System and Salamatty Kazakhstan Healthcare Development programme.
The programme is expected to cost 2.08 trillion tenge (US$11.5 billion) from 2015-2017 with 690 billion tenge (US$3.8 billion) allocated for 2015 alone.
Astana Zdorovie was supported by the Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Astana City Administration, Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Kazakhstan, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the association of manufacturers of pharmaceutical and medical products of Kazakhstan FarmMed Industry, the Association of International Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in the Republic of Kazakhstan, KazMedTech and the National Medical Holding.
Astana Zdorovie was awarded the mark of Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI), which confirms the high quality of the event and is recognised by the international community.