Organised by East Expo, the three-day event was inaugurated by Dr Saleh bin Salim al Rahbi, secretary general of His Majesty the Sultan’s Advisor’s Office in the presence of several ambassadors.
Ayad Badir, general manager of East Expo said, “As many as 100 medical institutions from around the world and within the sultanate are participating in the exhibition.”
The conference will see lectures and presenting of working papers related to medical tourism and other advancements in the sector.
“It will also include lectures on health insurance, diseases, modern methods of treatment, neurosurgery and medicine. Some of the countries that will present their expertise include, India, Malaysia, Thailand, the US, the UK and Iran.
“Doctors from the Khoula Hospital, Al Nahdha Hospital, Sohar Hospital and other private hospitals in the sultanate, too are participating,” said Badir.