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Africa Health conferences developed to tackle healthcare issues in Africa

Author: Sarah Coolen
by Sarah Coolen
Posted: Apr 24, 2015

Johannesburg, South Africa: Africa Health, organized by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, was launched May 2011 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over the years, has grown substantially reflecting the increasing importance of Sub-Saharan Africa as a global healthcare hub. Taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre (GCC) in the rapidly developing investment hub of Gauteng, the 5th edition of Africa Health Exhibition & Congress will take place from 5-7 May 2015 with 13 CPD accredited scientific conferences, 500 exhibitors, 15 country pavilions and 7,000 expected attendees.

Companies will showcase their products and services, including the world's leading manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors specialising in Medical Technology, Laboratory Equipment, Diagnostics,

Information and communication technology in healthcare, Surgical Products and services, Medical disposables, Healthcare building technology, Medical Services, Radiology, and much more.

"The diversity of the exhibition and innovative conference programs, together with CPD accreditation, makes this a must-attend global event for the year and a vital platform for participants to gain and exchange knowledge, network, learn and share experiences and focus on issues that are relevant to them," says Lisa Stephens, Executive Director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions.

Alongside the exhibition are the CPD accredited conferences priced at 100 ZAR each with all registration fees going to a local charity in South Africa - STEPS. All conferences are developed to tackle the main African healthcare issues, and are specifically designed for doctors, nurses, surgeons and hospital managers to further learning and discuss best practice.

According to Mrs. Stephens, "New for this year are the Public Health Conference, Hospital Build Conference, Patient Safety Conference and the Sports Medicine Conference. Africa Health is supported by South African Nursing Council (SANC), the Alliance of South African Independent Practitioners (ASAIPA), The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA) and Diabetes South Africa, as well as international healthcare giants such as Maquet, Draeger, GE Healthcare and Stiegelmeyer."

According to Mrs. Stephens, "New for this year are the Public Health Conference, Hospital Build Conference, Patient Safety Conference and the Sports Medicine Conference. Africa Health is supported by South African Nursing Council (SANC), the Alliance of South African Independent Practitioners (ASAIPA), The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (COHSASA) and Diabetes South Africa, as well as international healthcare giants such as Maquet, Draeger, GE Healthcare and Stiegelmeyer."

The 5th edition of Africa Health Exhibition http://africahealthexhibition.com/ & Congress will take place from 5-7 May 2015 with 13 CPD accredited scientific conferences http://africahealthexhibition.com/, 500 exhibitors, 15 country pavilions and 7,000 expected attendees.

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