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Medic West Africa to enhance healthcare education

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The 4th edition of Medic West Africa Exhibition and Congress (MWA), organised by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, will take place on 14-16 October 2015 at the Eko International Convention & Exhibition Center, Lagos, Nigeria, it was announced on 18th August. The event boasts a strong healthcare education programme as well as CPD accredited master classes taught by some of the key healthcare companies in the industry.
“Medic West Africa is primarily concerned with providing accredited medical education to healthcare professionals who are interested in updating and furthering their clinical knowledge and skills. By ensuring that our conferences are accredited and our speakers are leading experts in their fields, MWA is committed to providing the best possible medical education available within Nigeria and West Africa,” commented Jamie Hill, Director, Informa Life Sciences Group – Africa.
This year, the main conferences themes at Medic West Africa are quality, diabetes care, cardio-renal disease, healthcare financing and social media in healthcare. The conferences are offered in partnership with Beyhealth, and in association with the Healthcare Federation of Nigeria.
“We are introducing the interactive social media workshop hosting experts from both a social media background and a healthcare background, to discuss the importance of social media in advancing healthcare in West Africa,” ads Mr. Hill.
More than 350 of the industry’s leading local and international manufacturers and distributors will showcase the latest innovative healthcare products and services to more than 4,000 attendees during the three-day exhibition. MWA also comprises of the largest IVD & medical laboratory event in West Africa. Some of this year’s international exhibitors include JNCI, Siemens, Karl Storz, Schiller, Covidien, Schiller and JNCI to name a few. Local Nigerian exhibitors include Coscharis Medical, The Biostadt Company, Emzor Hesco Ltd., General Meditech Inc., and more.
“Medic West Africa is a key platform for sharing knowledge and information in the West Africa healthcare market, “says Dr Jide Idris, Honorable Commissioner for Health, Lagos State.
Afrocet Ltd is an African conference, exhibition and training organiser that have been appointed by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions as a key partner to launch events into sub-Saharan Africa. Afrocet Ltd management launched the very first Medic Africa meeting back in 1986 and has long and extensive experience at running successful events throughout Africa.

Source: APO

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