Medicare 2018 ends
Daily News , Mar 6, 2018
In his welcome address during the opening ceremony, Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva, Deputy Director General Medical Services Ministry of Health- Chairman for Medicare 2018 stated that, ‘Sri Lanka has maintained good health standards during the past several years within a limited budget.
The chief guest at the occasion, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne (Minister of Health), mentioned that, ‘Sri Lanka is a role model for the world, and the WHO has requested all other nations to follow this model. All health indicators in Sri Lanka has grown tremendously that they’re now in par with US and UK standards.”
The three-day event was held for the ninth occasion and is organized by the Medicare Organizing Committee together with Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine. Both government and private sector institutions came forward to make the showpiece event a huge success. The event showcased the latest trends in modern healthcare in Sri Lankan hospitals, laboratories as well as the global medical sector. More than 200 local and foreign exhibitors actively involved during the event. These included a number of healthcare service providers from India, Iran and China. The India Pavilion, organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) was among the feature segments at the exhibition and included a number of Indian companies presenting medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and hospitals.
Asiri Group of Hospitals was the Platinum sponsor of the event, and signed up as the Official Hospital Partner, Official Neuro Care Partner as well as the Official Laboratory Partner, eChannelling PLC was the Official Digital Healthcare Partner while AIA Health Protector teamed up with MEDICARE 2018 as the Bronze Sponsor and as the Official Healthcare Partner. ARC Fertility Hospital joined the prestigious event as the Official Fertility partner.
Following the exhibition in Colombo, the exhibition will now move to Jaffna, marking a whole new chapter in Sri Lanka's Medical Exhibitions history for the next phase which will take place at the Weerasigham Hall from March 9 to 11.