The health sector represents 5.5% of the national GDP, however, Mexico is positioned as one of the countries of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD) those who invest less in health, in proportion to their economy, warned Adrian López, managing director of Informa Markets México, according to INEGI.
While presenting the 13th edition of Expo Med, the expert pointed out that in 2020, a fifth of the total health GDP registered in the country is related to hospital services, the segment with the highest percentage of spending, followed by outpatient medical services.
Held at Centro Citibanamex Mexico City from August 31 to September 2, the event will bring together the best business opportunities for healthcare professionals in one place.
“With the launch of the 13th edition, which will be held in person, Expo Med continues with its vision of generating successful business connections 365 days a year while promoting the growth of the health industry’s production and value chain ,” Lopez said. “This year, we expect the presence of over 6,000 healthcare professionals and over 100 exhibitors, including manufacturers of specialty equipment and distributors of medical equipment,” he said.
The expo, with over 11 years of experience, is aimed at professionals in the healthcare industry and each year presents the most complete offering of medical equipment, state-of-the-art technologies and all the supplies to equip hospitals, clinics and laboratories.
“Our aim is to promote the growth of the industry’s productive and value chain, creating a trading platform where professionals and decision makers have an opportunity to interact effectively. In this edition we have seen better and greater participation of exhibitors, we have 5,000 There will be more than a square meter of exhibition floor”, highlights Yesenia Vazquez Monroe and director of the hospitality and health departments of Informa Markets Mexico.
For his part, Hector Valle Mesto, president of the Mexican Foundation for Health (Fansald), pointed out that “a major concern for which we work is closing the gap in access to health. For a good healthcare, our Must have health workers and good medical infrastructure, this event serves to learn about new technologies that should be incorporated, and everything we can hear from great speakers.
development of medical field
The pandemic has made visible the work of various specialties and medical services, including the work of microbiology and clinical analysis laboratories, which are responsible for managing information on COVID-19 tests and results.
The field has grown rapidly in recent years, now looking for technologies and equipment that allow admission, export of patient samples and consultation of results, as well as public health solutions in the field of disease control.
Healthcare Strategy Summit
During the three days of Expo Med, The Healthcare Strategy Summit will be held on the exhibition floor. It is a meeting in which experts will analyze the challenges and opportunities that the industry has faced after a pandemic, showing that the sector was not prepared for a health crisis of this magnitude, but that it was ready to face the adversities. And what now demands new technologies and developments in medical devices.
Ana Riquelme, Executive Director of AMID Mexican Association of Innovative, said, “A major challenge for us is to drive innovation for the public and private sectors, AMID’s DNA is to spread access to medical devices and innovative technology to improve patient care. ” Medical Devices Industry (AMID).
Conferences and Workshops
During this meeting, a series of workshops and conferences will be held, the main ones being:
- Workshop for Nurses: Resilience and Wellness for Health Workers in Latin America, presented by the Johnson & Johnson Foundation and the Dr. Payaso Foundation.
- Master Conference: Megatrends for the Years to Come, Raphael J. Presented by Grossman Zamora, surgeon, educator and innovator in digital transformation and the convergence of technology and medicine.
- Developing the Entrepreneurial and Innovation Ecosystem in the Health Sector, presented by Santiago Yeomans Almada, Director of Health Research and Innovation, Christus Excellence and Innovation Center.
- The Paradigm of Health 4.0, by Gustavo Ross, President and Co-Founder, [email protected]
To see the full schedule of the Healthcare Strategy Summit, visit Expo Med
In addition, ISSA, the world’s most recognized association in services and distribution of cleaning products and services, will be present at Expo Med.