Kandivli, India (PressExposure) January 23, 2012 -- Mumbai, India, Monday - January 23, 2012 -- Medical Fair India 2012 ( http://www.medicalfair-india.com ), formerly known as HOSPIMedica India, an international trade exhibition and conference on Diagnostics, Medical Equipment and Technology is to be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai, India from 2nd to 4th March 2012. This global event is jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf, Germany (organiser of "MEDICA" world's largest medical trade show) and its Indian subsidiary Messe Düsseldorf India Pvt. Ltd.
Over 300 prestigious manufacturers of medical equipment & technology from over 10 countries including France, Belgium, USA, China, SE Asia, Germany and India shall showcase their modern and most innovative range at the Medical sector's biggest exhibition. On display will be world-class Hospital Supplies, Surgical Items, Medical Disposables, Rehabilitation Aids, Diagnostics, Hospital Furniture, Radiology & Imaging Equipment, Physiotherapy Equipment, Critical care/Emergency Equipment, Disinfection & Waste Management Systems, Medical Software and Medical Publications.
Medical Fair India is going from strength to strength as the number of exhibitors in the current edition is likely to be more than 300 as against 261 in 2011 and 185 in 2009. The fair had attracted approx. 6000 visitors last year and a further rise in the number of visitors is anticipated for 2012 too.
Medical Fair, which alternates annually between Mumbai and Delhi, is the ideal platform to meet the "Who's Who" of the sector, to discuss and seal new deals. About 60% of the exhibitors come from countries such as France, Belgium, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, the USA and Germany. This is also the first time that the organisers look forward to welcoming exhibitors from Japan and Finland.
The Indian healthcare sector is expected to become a US$ 280 billion industry by 2020 with spending on health estimated to grow 14 per cent annually, according to a report by an industry body. At present the sector is estimated to be around US$ 40 billion and will grow to US$ 78.6 billion by end-2012, Better standard of living, improved education and increasing incidence of lifestyle diseases is triggering a higher demand for modern, quicker treatment methods and newer forms of therapy/diagnosis. The increase in private sector hospitals is also fueling the demand for latest medical technology and equipment.
The fair is supported by Indian associations such as AIMED (Association of Indian Medicals Device Industry), IAPMR (Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) MSAHITA ( Medical Surgical and Healthcare Industry Trade Association) and at the international level, by institutions such as MREPC (Malaysian Rubber Export Promotion Council), CCCMHPIE (China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of Medicines & Health Products), KMDICA (Korea Medical Devices Industrial Cooperation Association), Ubi France, SAMD (Shenzhen Association of Medical Devices), Spectaris, GHE (German Health Care Export Group) and the ZVEI (Zentralverband Elektrotechnik und Elektroindustrie e.V.). Cooperative ventures with Indian hospitals such as Fortis and Apollo Hospitals have also already been confirmed.