The West Africa Pharma Healthcare Nigeria (WAPHC) is set to organise a regional exhibition that will be making its highly-anticipated return at the Convention Center, Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, Nigeria, from August 1 to 3, 2023.
WAPHC Nigeria is the largest gathering of healthcare trade professionals in West Africa, providing an exceptional networking hub for manufacturers, distributors, procurement professionals, dealers, medical professionals, and regulators.
As the leading healthcare trade platform in the West African region, West Africa Pharma Healthcare NIGERIA (WAPHC) offers a platform for healthcare professionals and stakeholders, to explore the latest technological advancements within the industry and participate in leading conversations to enable advancement for the sector.
Products and services to be exhibited include state-of-the-art imaging equipment, laboratory and IVD technology, developments in surgery, advances in prosthetics, cost-effective disposables, among others.
With over 100 exhibiting companies representing seven countries and an expected 2,700+ healthcare professionals in attendance, West Africa Pharma Healthcare NIGERIA (WAPHC) is set to bring the West African healthcare industry together.
Speaking about the upcoming exhibition and its role in modernising the healthcare industry in West Africa, Thomas James, Projects Director, WegVoraus, said: “West Africa Pharma Healthcare Nigeria Exhibition would be a Platform for Modernization of the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare System in Nigeria, wherein the Nigerian companies will have the access to partner with international pharmaceuticals and drugs to supply for meeting the demand of medicines in the country, as well turnkey project solutions, machines and formulations for producing adequate medicines and drugs using their existing facilities and expanding the size of their facilities. Moreover, the exhibition will help in modernizing the facilities and infrastructure of the private and government healthcare facilities and hospitals in the country to ensure it meets the healthcare & treatment demands of the Nigerian population.
“As the gathering which hosts hundreds of leading healthcare companies and thousands of healthcare medical professionals annually across West Africa, it is the best gateway to access the West African healthcare market. It provides unmatched networking opportunities, connecting various agents on the B2B spectrum in one location with the end goal of increasing their market share and transforming the healthcare infrastructure in Nigeria.”
For her part, Ms. Bunmi Aliyu, Managing Director, Leoht Africa, said: “The past few years have shown us how much needs to be done in Africa, in terms of medical innovation and healthcare technology advancements. The trade exhibition provides a platform for discussions and conversations aimed at disrupting stereotypes and spearheading the progression of the healthcare industry in our region. It will expose relevant parties to the best equipment, technology, and knowledge for transformational growth.”
Supported by numerous trade associations, governmental agencies, and industry partners such as Healthcare Federation of Nigeria, the Association of Nigerian Private Medical Practitioners, and the Society for Quality in Health Care in Nigeria, Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) and many more, the organisers said the attendance at the West Africa Pharma Healthcare Nigeria (WAPHC) trade exhibition is free for healthcare and trade professionals.