The fifth edition of the show which held on 11-13 October 2016 at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre, Lagos, Nigeria was the largest so far. The Congress saw a record number of attendees and exhibitors, further cementing the event as the leading exhibition where the West African Healthcare industry comes to do business. Providing a platform for healthcare professionals and purchasing decision-makers to network and do business, Medic West Africa is a key business channel for healthcare industry leaders in the region.
The show was inaugurated by a flurry of high level dignitaries:
Prof Isaac Adewole, Honourable Federal Minister of Health, Nigeria
Dr Jide Idris, Commissioner of Health, Lagos State Ministry of Health,
Dr Nicholas Azinge, Commissioner for Health, Delta State Ministry of Health
Dr Joe Akabuike, Commissioner for Health, Anambra State Ministry of Health
Dr Babatunde Ipaye, Commissioner for Health, Ogun State Ministry of Health
Dr Aihanuwa Eregie, Commissioner for Health, Edo State Ministry of Health
Dr Inyang Asibong, Commissioner for Health, Cross Rivers State Ministry of Health
In his remarks, Prof Isaac Adewole noted that the “Medic West Africa was an excellent experience. This show is a premier stage for progressing and development of the healthcare industry in our region.”
More than 300 leading companies displayed the latest healthcare, laboratory and IVD technology, products and services at Medic West Africa and MEDLAB West Africa 2016. Exhibitor satisfaction resulted in more than 67% of exhibitors rebooking on-site for the 2017 exhibition.
Below are photo highlights of the events