Singapore -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/08/2014 -- According to Marketwired, the Asia Pacific region will experience the fastest growth in IVD, accounting for 32% of the world market by 2017. MEDLAB Asia Pacific, the essential platform to showcase the laboratory technology and services in the region, will launch for the first time at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore from 18-20 February 2014. This event is part of the global success of the MEDLAB series which is supported by Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the organisers of Arab Health and MEDLAB Middle East.
MEDLAB Asia Pacific will be a meeting point for all healthcare professionals working within the medical laboratory sector and will enable them to witness and share the latest innovations and technology available in the IVD and medical laboratory market.
“MEDLAB Asia Pacific is organised in association with Scherago International and is an innovative laboratory exhibition and congress. We are confident that it will provide an opportunity for industry professionals practicing in the Asia Pacific region to learn about the latest advances in their applications in laboratory medicine as well as current and future industry trends,” highlighted Simon Page, Managing Director, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions.
MEDLAB Asia Pacific will extend over 3,000 sqm of exhibition space and will offer the medical laboratory technology industry a complete range of products, materials and services including high-tech solutions, components, pre-products, new materials and innovations. The exhibition will showcase manufacturers and suppliers of all categories of medical laboratory products including disposable items, diagnostic equipment, hospital management, laboratory equipment, and biotechnology.
The Congress will feature six CME accredited multi-track conferences providing a diverse range of subjects relating to the science and technology used in laboratories and diagnostics. The topics will cover Laboratory Management, Clinical Chemistry, Haematology, Anatomic Pathology, Microbiology, and Molecular/Advanced Diagnostics.
The organisers of MEDLAB Asia Pacific Conferences are committed to ensuring that all of the scientific conferences presented as part of the event comprise valuable and up-to-date topics that are relevant to the medical disciplines being addressed.
AMS Continuing Medical Education (CME) division is responsible for recommending to the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) the accreditation of CME programmes for specialists. Apart from assisting SMC in the recommendation of Core and Non-core CME points for specialist CME activities, it also recommends the claims submitted by fellows, which would include attendances at overseas events, contributions in medical publications and other self-study activities.
About MEDLAB Asia Pacific
MEDLAB Asia Pacific is a meeting point for all healthcare professionals working within the medical laboratory sector, to witness and share the latest innovations and technology available in the IVD and medical laboratory market.
As an essential component of healthcare, laboratory medicine provides all those involved in the healthcare system with crucial information that can make the difference in the quality, safety and efficacy of care given to patients. Doctors across all specialties depend on laboratory results to make critical decisions about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease.
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