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Vol. 5 Num 994 Sun. March 18, 2007  
   
Star Health


Upcoming Event
Dhaka to host MEDEXPO


Dhaka this week will host the Fourth International Medical Equipment and Healthcare Services Exposition - MEDEXPO 2006 at the Winter Garden of Dhaka Sheraton Hotel from March 22 to 24, 2007.

BPCDOA and Otobi Ltd. are the Premium Partners while The Daily Star and Channel-i are the Media Partners of the grand event in the medical sector.

Organised by Triune Exhibition and Event Management Services (TEEMS), the International Medical Equipment and Healthcare Services Exposition is being participated by 40 companies from China, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Germany, US and host Bangladesh.

As in the past three years, healthcare services and equipment related to medical services, specially medical diagnostic imaging will be exhibited at the three-day fair which will be open from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm.

Raffles Hospital, SingHealth, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, The West Clinic Excellence Cancer Centre and Parkway Group Healthcare of Singapore will be showcasing their services in the MEDEXPO as will be Bumrungrad Hospital, Bangkok Hospital Medical Centre and Bangkok Pattaya Hospital from Thailand.

Present from neigbouring India will be Wockhardt Hospitals, Woodland Medical Centre Limited, CCWH and Thakur Pukur Cancer Hospital, BM Birla Heart Research Centre and Calcutta Medical Research Institute.

Meditron Furniture of Malaysia, Fuji Films and Toshiba of Japan, Shandong Xinhua Medical Instrument Co Ltd. (Shinva) of China, Viasys Healthcare GmbH of Germany and VersaMed Medical Systems Inc. of USA will be displaying medical equipment.

From Bangladesh, there will be renowned institutions like Dhaka Ahsania Mission, Labaid, Otobi, to name a few.

The exhibition is open to all and there will be no entry fee. Separate time will be allocated for doctors and those related to healthcare services to hold one to one discussions.

Seminars for both medical professionals as well as consumers will be held alongside the exhibition and will be addressed by prominent specialist doctors from home and abroad. Dr Steven Tucker, MD, FACP, Medical Director, The West Clinic Excellence Cancer Centre will speak on "Advances in Oncology: The Changing Paradigm of Breast Cancer and Prostrate Cancer" at 12 noon on March 22; Dr Alfred Cheng, Senior Consultant, Cardiologist, Mt. Elizabeth Hospital, will speak on "Looking After Your Greatest Wealth:

Your Heart" and Dr. Denny Lie, Consultant Sports Medicine, SingHealth on "Painless Living: Understanding Joint Pains," at 6 pm on March 22; Dr Danny Lie, Consultant Sports Medicine, SingHealth will Speak on Enjoying Life with Pain Free Joints, Dr Eng Soh Ping, ENT Consultant, Changi General Hospital on "Retro-X Semi Implantable Hearing Aid and Surgical Voice Lift" and Dr. Anette Jacobsen, Chairman, Division of Surgery, KK Women's and Children's Hospital on "Childhood Cancers" at 4 pm on March 23; Dr Leong Jern Lin, Associate Consultant, ENT, SingHealth will speak on "Use of Advanced Navigation System in Minimally Invasive Endoscopic - Sinuses" and Dr Eng Soh Ping, ENT Consultant, Changi General Hospital will speak on Retro-X Semi Implantable Hearring Aid and Surgical Voice" and Nancy Bailey, Oncology Physician Extender, West Clinic Excellence Cancer Centre on "New Targetted Treatment for Cancer Care" at 11 am on March 24 ; and Prof Dr Uwe Klima, Professor of Surgery, National Healthcare Group will speak on "The Best for Your Heart in Cardiac Surgery," Dr Eng Soh Ping, ENT Consultant, SingHealh on "Retro-Semi Implantable Hearing Aid and Surgical Voice Lift," Nancy Bailey, Oncology Physician Extender, The West Clinic Excellence Cancer Centre on "New Targetted Treatment for Cancer Care," at 4 pm on March 24.