Medinex – traditions of domestic and foreign industry professionals

Medinex – traditions of domestic and foreign industry professionals

2 november 2023 0000

On November 2, the III Azerbaijan International Exhibition of Medical Innovations 'Medinex' started at the Baku Expo Center. The participation of companies representing the beauty industry organized under the name "Beauty Azerbaijan" within the framework of this event.

Both events brought together industry experts, international entrepreneurs, and VIP guests from different countries. The exhibitions are being organized by the Caspian Event Organisers company and its partners Caspian Event Management and ICA Events.

Participating in the opening ceremony of the exhibition were Teymur Musayev, Minister of Health of the Republic of Azerbaijan; Alimkhan Amiraslanov, Chairman of the Milli Majlis Committee for Health; Zaur Aliyev, Chairman of the State Agency for Compulsory Health Insurance; Vugar Gurbanov, Executive Director of the Azerbaijan Medical Territorial Unit Management Association (TABİB); Farid Mammadov, Executive Director of Caspian Event Organisers.

In his speech, Minister Teymur Musayev pointed out that medical exhibitions, which have been held for many years, are the clear indication of achievements in the field of health, one of the core dimensions of development of the independent Azerbaijan. The current exhibition, said the minister, is an effective continuation of conventional medical projects, and the Ministry provides an all-round support to this international event that brings together specialists and experts, business reps and all the entities having relevance to medicine on one single platform.

The medical sphere is one of the fastest growing fields in the world, so all countries are highly interested in state-of-the-art medical equipment and products. Medinex exhibition therefore secures a special place by ensuring the exchange of opinions among professionals; it shows them the latest novelties in the field and helps them create important business links, the speaker concluded.

Alimkhan Amiraslanov, Chairman of the Milli Majlis Committee for Health, said in his speech that Medinex is an event of prime importance for the national medical community. Azerbaijan today is seeing positive change in the field of medicine and medical insurance, provision of medications to the population, and improvement of their quality and pricing. So, it is not a coincidence that the exhibition grows its coverage year after year. This year, not only does it showcase medical equipment and medications, but it also presents the fields of medical education and medical tourism, which is quite reassuring. The event plays a big role in helping grow the physical infrastructure of both state and private medical facilities. In conclusion, Mr Amiraslanov highlighted the critical role of the business programme offered by the exhibition as well as the latter's contribution to the development of the young generation.

Zaur Aliyev, Chairman of the State Agency for Compulsory Health Insurance, said Azerbaijan's health industry is progressing successfully alongside the other fields of the national economy. That covers examination, treatment, medical equipment, and medications. The exhibition is a great platform where these achievements are showcased to the personnel of state and private agencies and companies. The speaker said he is positive that products presented at the current exhibition will be applied in the industry and be highly demanded in the future.

Vugar Gurbanov, Executive Director of the Azerbaijan Medical Territorial Unit Management Association (TABİB), highlighted the sustainable improvement of the quality of medical services provided to the population. An official partner of the exhibition, TABIB is presented with their own stand that showcases the entity's projects in the field of medical service management and accessibility, as well as a few relevant startups, Mr Gurbanov said. Exhibitions are particularly important in that they help the community to review industrial innovations and the latest trends in the field of medicine. The business program of the

event encompasses a discussion of numerous health-related issues. The speaker expressed his satisfaction with some projects showcased at previous Medinex exhibitions having been implemented across the country. I am positive this year's exhibition will be of great use to all the participants, he concluded.

Farid Mammadov, Executive Director of Caspian Event Organisers, provided the exhibition statistics and expressed his profound gratitude to its partners and sponsors.

This year's exhibitions coincide with a significant anniversary. This year marks the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev, the national leader of Azerbaijan. The Medinex exhibition also reflect this important event. Thus, a Medical Innovations Forum dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Heydar Aliyev will be organized in the exhibition's presentation area. This year also marks the 100th anniversary of outstanding scientist-ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva, who made a significant contribution to the development of the medical sphere. At the exhibition, a thematic panel discussion on ophthalmology will be held to mark this significant event.

The Medinex exhibition traditionally serve as an effective platform for industry professionals and entrepreneurs to develop business relations, establish new ties, exchange relevant information, and conclude favorable contracts.

"Medinex" is an important and prestigious medical event that brings together Azerbaijan's healthcare professionals. Leading domestic and foreign manufacturers and distributors will present their novelties and services at the exhibition, in order to help improve the country's clinics, meet the needs of consumers, and increase the effectiveness of treatment.

A total of 100 companies from 14 countries take part in the exhibitions. Participating countries include Azerbaijan, Belarus, South Korea, China, Algeria, the Russian Federation, France, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Germany, Egypt, and Türkiye. The exposition will bring together specialized companies from different countries with important national companies such as Diamed CO, Arash Medical Company, ASMEDICAL, Labservis LTD, IHG (International Health Group), and Biopharmax AFEZCO.

Along with foreign companies, the event attended by leading local distributors of medical equipment, partners of world manufacturers, and local manufacturers of products under the brand "Made in Azerbaijan".

In particular, Belarus, Kazakhstan and various regions of Russia - Yaroslavl, Moscow, Sverdlovsk regions, and the Republic of Tatarstan - present their collective stands this year.

The exhibition will focus on the following areas:

· information technologies in the field of medicine;

· medical equipment and devices;

· laboratory equipment;

· medicinal products;

· vitamins and biologically active additives;

· orthopedic products;

· dental equipment and instruments;

· optics and ophthalmology;

· medical tourism;

· medical consumables.

The official sponsors of the Medinex 2023 exhibition are the State Agency for Compulsory Medical Insurance and the Association for the Management of Medical Territorial Units (TABIB).