Sri Lanka ready to host biggest national healthcare exhibition for 8th year

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The 8th edition of Sri Lanka’s only healthcare exhibition, Medicare 2017, is organized by the Medicare Organizing committee comprised with the specialist medical associations in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine. 
The exhibition will be held from March 3rd to 5th at the Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Hall in Colombo.
This milestone event will showcase up to 200 local and international stalls in the medical sector, uniting on one platform to showcase their wares in order to educate the public on how Sri Lanka’s health sector is on par with the international standards. 
Dr. Amal Harsha De Silva, Chairman of the event organizing committee said that health and health technological advances are coming to the doorstep of the people and the medical industry. He said, “Today’s Sri Lankan professionals are more equipped to face the challenges of the health sector and are becoming more experienced in tackling medical cases using latest technology.” 
Medicare 2017 will have three events which will be a meeting place for general public and industry professionals namely healthcare exhibition, medical equipment, laboratory and pharmaceutical expo and seminar programmes.
Dr. Harsha highlighted that ‘Medicare exhibition’s primary objective is to provide general public with timely, accurate and important information and updates on health issues as well as the state-of-the-art healthcare technology, proper disease prevention methodologies, the recent changes in the health sector, effective treatment methods, the best services available in hospitals and laboratories and much more.
Medicare - Medical Equipment, Laboratory and Pharmaceutical Expo offers an ideal platform for industry stakeholders, businesses and medical institutions to network and get to know about the cutting edge breakthroughs in medical science and build their business. There are many international exhibitors representing Iran, India, Japan and Pakistan who will also be participating in this mega exhibition.
Furthermore, ‘Medicare general public seminar programme will commence on March 4th, and on the last day of the event will cover topics on cancer prevention, detection and treatments, non communicable diseases, eye care, dental care, beauty care, nutrition, sexual diseases and prevention, subfertility & reproductive health, emergaency care by leading doctors and specialist in the healthcare sector. The seminar will be freely accessible to the general public and those who are interested could register in advance by visiting


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