July 15, Colombo: "Mahajana Suwa-Dana" Healthcare Exhibition - 2017 and Medical Symposium being held from 14-16 July at the BMICH with the participation of 3,000 top medical professionals will focus on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
A large number of local and international stakeholders in the healthcare sector in Sri Lanka will be participating in the three-day exhibition and symposium, organized by the National Chamber of Commerce and Ceylon College of Physicians together with the Ministry of Health Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.
The exhibition comprising over 70 medical stalls will depict the expertise and latest healthcare facilities available in the country, highlighting the available diagnostic facilities, supportive care, future developments and provide health education to the public on common medical conditions.
"This will be a life time opportunity to meet doctors and medical professionals and get to know their health needs, the latest facilities and technology available in the healthcare sector," the organizers said.
Sri Lanka is fast becoming an important hub for both international patients and international suppliers and the exhibition will provide the ideal opportunity for the stakeholders in the healthcare industry to interact with healthcare professionals and industry personnel as well as local and foreign visitors in promoting their products and services, according to the organizers.
The medical symposium will open the floor for medical professionals to speak on Non-Communicable Diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus, Hypertension, Stroke, Ischemic heart disease, CKDs, STD, HIV, dengue fever and preventive measures that can be taken.
Free health checks, a sport area which will provide tips on staying fit, a stall dedicated to address all the current issues on dengue, and a large number of healthcare activities and programs are also available at the exhibition.
Entrance to the exhibition is free for school children in uniform and senior citizens.