The event, to be held at the Hanoi International Exhibition Center on Tran Hung Dao street, will feature 550 booths and attract 350 businesses from over 30 countries and territories, including the U.S., Poland, Germany, Russia, China, Taiwan (China), the Republic of Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, India, and Vietnam.

Ha Anh Duc, head of the Ministry of Health's office (second left) speaks at the press conference. (Photo:

Ha Anh Duc, head of the MoH Office, said that the expo will introduce the latest and most outstanding achievements of the medical and pharmaceutical industry in Vietnam and the world. It will serve as a venue for businesses to advertise products, exchange experiences, seize investment, production and business opportunities, and expand markets, contributing to public health care and improvement.

This year's event will comprise a range of specialized activities focusing on science and technology application to the health sector, he noted.

A business matching program and specialized seminars will also be held, along with charitable and social activities such as fundraising for poor patients, a blood donation event, health screening for the elderly, advice provision, and free check-ups for visitors.

First held in 1994, the annual expo creates a chance for organizations and enterprises to advertise products, share experience, seize investment opportunities, explore new markets, and transfer technology to improve production and business efficiency.

Source: VNA