General : Malaysian Healthcare Companies Get Attention At Jakarta Hospital Show
November 11, 2011 14:39 PMMalaysian Healthcare Companies Get Attention At Jakarta Hospital ShowKUALA LUMPUR, Nov 11 (Bernama) — Malaysian healthcare companies participating at the Hospital Expo 2011 in Jakarta,last month, received strong interest from Indonesian hospitals and laboratories for medical devices, equipment and services.
The 14 participating companies, led by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), also received numerous trade enquiries for spinal implants, urine bags, hospital beds, health screening services, cancer treatment, fertility treatment and orthopaedic surgery.
MATRADE Deputy Director of Corporate Communications Unit, Khairul Annuar Abdul Halim said the Hospital Expo 2011, is one of the largest health care related trade events in Indonesia.
He said with a population of over 220 million people, 80 per cent of the medical devices utilised in Indonesia, is imported.
Thus, the hospital show was a strategic platform to promote and foster business and networking opportunities between Malaysian healthcare device manufacturers, their potential distributors, agents and end-users throughout Indonesia, he added.
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