Bangkok, Thailand, 14 February 2018 – IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. has launched Medical Devices ASEAN 2018 (MDA 2018) – the international exhibition and academic congress on medical devices; technologies; services and general healthcare. This trade exhibition features a comprehensive range of products and services, including general surgery; orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine; radiology and diagnostic imaging; medical laboratory; IT in healthcare; and medical instruments and consumables. More than 150 exhibitors and 4,000 medical and healthcare professionals, both local and international, are expected to attend the three-day event. The event will be held at hall 1-2, IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand from 11-13 July 2018.
Thailand, Asia’s medical hub
Mr. Loy Joon How,General Manager, IMPACT Exhibition Management Co., Ltd. (IMPACT), the organizer of Medical Devices ASEAN 2018, said that “Thailand has given the healthcare industry top priority, as seen in the government’s expenditure on healthcare. In 2015, the government spent 14% of its total budget on the healthcare industry, which accounted for 4.6% of Thailand’s GDP.This is considered to be the highest among ASEAN countries and the world’s seventh highest in healthcare expenditure. With the government’s support, a top-notch medical tourism destination and with the highest number of Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hospitalsby among ASEAN countries, Thailand will certainly strengthen its position as themedical hub of Asia.”
“In 2018,healthcare expenditure in Thailand is expected to reach 617 billion baht with an average growth of 8% from 2014 to 2018. The medical devices industry in Thailand is expected to be worth 42 billion baht this year, a 12% rise from last year.In line with the growth of the industry, IMPACT is fully committed to creating the most comprehensive platform for medical and healthcare professionals. This edition features the theme Building the future of healthcare,”added Mr. Loy.
Bangkok, Thailand, 31 August 2017 –Medical Devices ASEAN (MDA) 2018, the international exhibition and congress on medical devices, technologies, services and general healthcare, all set to feature more than 100 international companies exhibiting a full range of cutting-edge medical devices and services, including the latest surgery products; laboratory equipment; orthopedic devices; orthotics and disability aids; imaging and diagnostics; radiotherapy; and general equipment and supplies. MDA 2018 will take place at Hall 1, IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand from 11 – 13 July 2018.
Thailand shows potential in preparing the country as a major Asian medical hub
Thailand offers opportunities for medical companies looking to enter the Asian markets. The market size of medical equipment in Thailand is anticipated to expand by 10% from 48 billion THB in 2016 to 58 billion THB in 2018.1 In 2015, imports of medical device increased 10.8% and exports of medical device increased 8.5%, reflecting the stable progress in Thailand’s healthcare sector.2 Thailand’s medical device market has grown due to several factors. The rising number of medical tourists and the improvement of the living standards in Thailand, coupled with the government’s efforts to develop Thailand into a top medical destination, have led to improvement in this field.