This was announced at a press conference held at Crowne Plaza Muscat on Tuesday. It was addressed by Dr Qamra al Sariri, director general of quality assurance centre, Ministry of Health, and Ahmed Sayed, exhibition director, Oman Health Exhibition and Conference.
More than 100 participants from 13 countries, including India, Turkey, Germany, the UAE, Thailand, Malaysia and Iran, will take part in the event followed by workshops, conferences and exhibition.
The event will be organised by Omanexpo and the Ministry of Health. Recognised as Oman’s biggest healthcare event, Oman Health Expo will showcase the best of industry products, services, equipment and technologies representing hospital and medical infrastructure, medical supplies and healthcare services to an anticipated 4,000 visitors from the business, government, private and public sectors.
The associated free-to-attend three-day conference sessions will be presented by a qualified lineup of health and medical experts, who will discuss about the health workforce and safe practice environment, human resources in health, health labour market trends and dynamics, patient safety, risk and performance management.
The two-day workshops designed for medical specialists will also be a free-to-attend affair. The sessions are accredited by the Oman Medical Specialty Board.
Sayed said, “We are working closely with the Ministry of Health to provide relevant information about health and medical issues in Oman that are aligned with the government’s initiatives.
“We are continuously finding ways to enhance our platform such that our exhibitors, stakeholders, and visitors are assured of a worthwhile return on investment by ensuring proper representation of all the key sectors within the health and medical industry, and offer new and diversified range of products, services and technologies. We also want to help encourage new investments into Oman’s health.”
Sayed added, “Free medical consultations with specialists from some of the biggest clinics, hospitals and healthcare providers in Germany, Iran, India, the UAE, Thailand, Malaysia and Turkey will also be offered.”