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Ukraine To Unite Health Services Suppliers With Travel Professionals At Medical Tourism Expo

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The practice of providing high quality medical services in Ukraine and abroad will be focused on at the 3rd International Exhibition of Medical Tourism, SPA & Wellness – Healthcare Travel Expo to be held 14-16 October 2014 at the “KyivExpoPlaza” exhibition center in Kyiv.

The exhibition, organized by LMT Company, aims to unite the major suppliers of medical and health services with representatives of tourism businesses specializing in outbound and inbound medical tourism, not only from Ukraine, but also from countries near and far abroad.

The target audience of the exhibition includes governmental organizations, healthcare providers, doctors, medical tourism specialists, representatives of professional niche organizations, representatives from travel companies, wellness industry professionals, insurance industry professionals, companies in the medical tourism sector, buyers and consumers.

The exhibition will cover topics related to: companies that provide services in the field of medical tourism; medical centers, rehabilitation and physiotherapy centers, private clinics, general hospitals, sanatoriums thermal resorts in Ukraine and abroad; spa and wellness tourism, mineral spring waters and medical spa; insurance companies that work in the medical insurance sector; travel agencies and international airlines.

kiev_medical_1The exhibition last year welcomed 76 exhibitors. Countries-participants included Austria, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Georgia, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Finland, Croatia and Czech Republic.

The medical tourism travel expo will take place simultaneously with the main event of the healthcare branch of Ukraine – 5th International Medical Forum “Medicine Innovations – the Nation’s health.”

Event highlights

– Buyer program: a special program of attraction the quality professional target audience to the Forum
– Program BusinessPoint: pre-planned schedule of exhibitors meetings with business visitors
– The constantly growing audience of business-visitors and medical specialists: all regions of Ukraine, CIS and other foreign countries
– Quality and systematic advertising and information campaign of the Forum on domestic and foreign markets during the year
– Special business event – International practical conference “Opportunities and development in Medical Tourism. Worldwide experience”

Exhibition program, Events for Physicians

Medical_Tourism_kiev_1aWithin the framework of the exhibition, an interesting business program will be held that will include a Polish-Ukrainian Round Table entitled “Polish-Ukrainian cooperation in the field of medical tourism: opportunities and risks” organized by the All-Polish association of private hospitals; a seminar – training session entitled “Still waiting for patients?” organized by Company Med WIO; and  a great number of  presentations, workshops and round table events held by countries participating in the exhibition.

In addition, within the framework of the 5th Anniversary International Medical Forum, more than 50 events for physicians will be held in different thematic directions including healthcare field organization and management; laboratory medicine; medical radiology; therapy (allergology, anesthesiology, gastroenterology, geriatrics, dermatovenereology, nutrition, etc.); physiotherapy and rehabilitation; family medicine; emergency medical treatment; surgery and neurosurgery; oncology; traumatology and orthopedics; hematology and transfusiology; pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology; pharmacy organization and management, clinical pharmacy; epidemiology, microbiology, virology, bacteriology; esthetic medicine: dermatology, dermatocosmetology, plastic surgery; and stomatology.

Supporters of the exhibition include the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Family Matters, Youth Policy, Sports and Tourism and the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine.

For further information on the exhibition, the event program and how to participate, press here.

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