Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is leading the first ever International Healthcare Week in the country. It will run from 1 to 15 November, promoting innovation, investment and exchange by fully utilising Hong Kong’s strategic role as a hub for Asia’s healthcare industry.
There will be two flagship events: the second Asia Summit on Global Health, organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the HKTDC, and the 13th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair.
The Asia Summit on Global Health is on 10 and 11 November, with a theme of ‘Charting a New Course in Healthcare through Collaboration’. More than 80 speakers will attend, including healthcare officials and organisations, international science and medical experts, investors, key industry players, business leaders and professional service providers.
The theme of 13th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair is ‘Decoding MedTech Trends’. The physical event runs from 9-11 November but will continue via an online platform until 18 November. More than 300 exhibitors will take part from around the world. The zones at the fair include Biotechnology, Hospital Equipment, Rehabilitation and Elderly Care, World of Health and Wellness.
Margaret Fong, Executive Director of the HKTDC, said: “In launching the first-ever International Healthcare Week this year, the HKTDC is inviting policymakers, healthcare experts, leaders in scientific discovery – as well as business and financial leaders from around the world – to share the latest industry knowledge and build business networks, and in the process cementing Hong Kong's position at the forefront of Asia's rapidly expanding healthcare industry.”