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WAPHC exhibition set to hold in Lagos

By Kehinde Olatunji
23 June 2023   |   5:45 am
An exhibition for healthcare trade professionals in West Africa to provide a networking hub for manufacturers, distributors.....

An exhibition for healthcare trade professionals in West Africa to provide a networking hub for manufacturers, distributors, procurement professionals, dealers, medical professionals and regulators is set to hold in Lagos.

The exhibition, which was billed to hold at Sheraton hotel, August 1-3, 2023, is the largest gathering of healthcare trade professionals in West Africa.

 According to the organisers, West Africa Pharma Healthcare NIGERIA (WAPHC), the exhibition offers a platform for healthcare professionals and stakeholders, to explore the latest technological advancements within the industry and participate in leading conversations to enable advancement for the sector.

Project Director WegVoraus Exhibitions, Thomas James in his comments about the upcoming exhibition and its role in modernizing the healthcare industry in West Africa said: “West Africa Pharma Healthcare Nigeria Exhibition would be a Platform for Modernisation of the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare System in Nigeria, where in the Nigerian companies will have the access to partner with international pharmaceuticals and drugs to supply for meeting the demand of medicines in the country, as well turnkey project solutions, machines and formulations for producing adequate medicines and drugs using their existing facilities and expanding the size of their facilities.

“Moreover, the exhibition will help in modernising the facilities and infrastructure of the private and government healthcare facilities and hospitals in the country to ensure it meets the healthcare and treatment demands of the Nigerian population.
“As the gathering which hosts hundreds of leading healthcare companies and thousands of healthcare medical professionals annually across west africa, it is the best gateway to access the West African healthcare market. It provides unmatched networking opportunities, connecting various agents on the B2B spectrum in one location with the end goal of increasing their market share and transforming the healthcare infrastructure in Nigeria.”

On her part, Managing Director, Leoht Africa, Ms. Bunmi Aliyu said, “The past few years have shown us how much needs to be done in Africa, in terms of medical innovation and healthcare technology advancements.

“The trade exhibition provides a platform for discussions and conversations aimed at disrupting stereotypes and spearheading the progression of the healthcare industry in our region. It will expose relevant parties to the best equipment, technology, and knowledge for transformational growth.
“Supported by numerous trade associations, governmental agencies, and industry partners such as Healthcare Federation of Nigeria, the Association of Nigerian Private Medical Practitioners, and the Society for Quality in Health Care in Nigeria, Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) and many more, attendance at the West Africa Pharma Healthcare Nigeria trade exhibition is free for healthcare and trade professionals.”

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