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Africa Health exhibition & congress 2016 closed on Friday June 10, and we have been delighted with the outcome of this year's show.

Thank you to all our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and visitors who supported and attended Africa Health which ensured the success of the largest healthcare industry event in Africa.

Here are just some of the highlights from the Africa Health 2016 show:

  • More than 500 exhibiting companies from 57 countries around the world showcased their latest advances in healthcare. View Exhibitor List.
  • Attendees benefited from international products from 15 country pavilions:  USA, Belgium, Germany, Brazil, UK, Austria, Pakistan, Spain, India, China, Taiwan, Turkey, Switzerland, South Korea and Italy.
  • Attendees enjoyed the free-to-attend workshops including: Breast Health workshops from GE Healthcare and Magnetic Resonance Therapy for OA & Osteoporosis Workshops from MBST as well as GE Healthcare's CLINIC-IN-A-CAN were some of the Free-to-attend workshops that took place during Africa Health 2016
  • One lucky winner walked away with R25,000 each day.
  • 8,000+ like-minded healthcare and trade professionals got the opportunity to network and do business
  • Attendees enhanced their healthcare knowledge by attending our 16 conference tracks, where all proceeds were donated to the local (CHOC) charity.
  • The Enable Community Foundation and 3D Life Prints have partnered with Africa Health and gave a hand to those without. Together these organizations are closing the manufacturing gap in developing countries with the help of self-made, open source, custom and affordable 3D printed prosthetics.
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  • "We had lots of quality visitors and were very happy with the traffic. We've had some high quality visitors from South Africa and the surrounding countries. It has been very beneficial for Maquet and the Getinge Group as a whole."

    Belal Al Khatib Vice President Middle East & Africa, Maquet
  • "Africa Health this year has been fantastic for GE Healthcare. We met with a lot of good stakeholders in the markets, especially from Sub-Saharan Africa. We got to meet government stakeholders, ministries of health, and a lot from the private sector. All in all it has been a great show for us." 

    Clyde Lewis Marketing Director, GE Healthcare
  • “Draeger has participated for the fifth time this year and the event is definitely growing. We see more and more participants and interested parties each year.”

    Peggy Schlie
  • “The traffic to our stand has been of the highest quality from all over Afica. We will definitely be back in 2016.”

    Julian Hutz Executive Director - Europe, Hutz Medical
  • “We had a great experience with a lot of visitors coming to our booth. Getinge Group will definitely come back for 2016.”

    Wilhelm Tham President, Getinge Group
  • “I really benefited from attending this expo. I managed to meet up with exhibitors who were presenting the latest technology in the field.”

    Orphas Dzvuke Biomedical Technician, Kilcrest (PTY) Ltd
  • “The exhibition was very beneficial and the suppliers were outstanding. Coming to Africa Health will definitely be helpful for me in the future.”

    Karmani Naidw Health Project Manager, MST Specialised Vehicles
  • “A very informative and excellent exhibition. I had a good chance to interact with suppliers one-on-one and discuss how we can do business together.”

    Kabelo Kentselewna Director, Amourous ENT (PTY) LTD
  • “A useful way to make new contacts with distributors and other potential partners.”

    John Shiel Advisor, Enterprise Ireland
  • “Coming from Zimbabwe, the exhibition really opened my eyes to how much is available that we never see.”

    Dr Fiona Campbell Medical Practitioner/GP/Surgeon, Zimbabwe
  • “I have no words to explain how good it was. It was well organised, motivational, and the teaching was excellent.”

    Elizabeth Makhalemele Assistant Medicine Manager
  • “The conference was enjoyable. The presentations were relevant to me and well presented, and the venue was well organised.”

    Julia Pharshoane Nursing Lecturer
  • “It was really excellent and I hope to utilise the knowledge at my workplace. I would be interested in attending several other conferences next year as well.”

    Mmakopa Professional Nurse
  • “This year was very well organised. The fact that this congress is growing so quick is wonderful. It shows the success of the event and that people are still interested in bettering their skills development.”

    Magda Greef Radiographer
  • “Awesome event, well organised with professional conduct and excellent presentations. The speakers and exhibition were excellent. I will promote this event.”

    Estelle du Preez Infection Prevention officer

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