Medlab to be launched in Lagos April 2024


…standalone expansion of the global brand to bridge the innovation gap in the region’s medical laboratory sectors

The regional healthcare community has pledged its support for the official launch of Medlab West Africa, organised by Informa Markets as a standalone event in Lagos, Nigeria.

The event, scheduled for 22nd – 24th April, 2024 at Landmark Center, will be the expansion of the successful global event series of more than 20 years which has shown in the Middle East, Asia and East Africa, and together connects over 2,000 international exhibitors with 20,000 attendees to generate US$530million in revenue annually.

Established as the must-attend medical laboratory event, Medlab West Africa will connect the region’s healthcare and medical laboratory communities through the most comprehensive experience that offers unmatched opportunities to discover the latest industry innovations and advancements, while driving networking and collaboration between key stakeholders.

In a statement, Tom Coleman, Exhibition Director – Medlab West Africa, said: “We are excited to announce the upcoming launch of Medlab West Africa as a standalone event in Lagos, Nigeria in 2024. This event will be the premier gathering for the medical laboratory and healthcare sector and will provide a unique opportunity for key stakeholders to connect, network and collaborate while exploring the latest technological advancements in drug delivery systems, diagnostic equipment, medical laboratory instruments, and quality control solutions, among others”.

Medlab West Africa, co-located with Pharmaconex West Africa, will offer a collective platform for attendees and key stakeholders in the ecosystem to explore new collaborative possibilities, knowledge exchange, and innovative technologies within the medical, pharmaceutical and laboratory healthcare sectors. It will provide an unmatched platform for leaders to debate and shape the future of our region’s healthcare and laboratory landscape.

The three-day event will also host a series of CPD accredited conferences, industry workshops and technical seminars aimed at driving topical discourse and addressing issues facing regional medical laboratory and healthcare sectors. Featured sectors for Medlab will include laboratory accreditation & quality management, clinical microbiology & infectious diseases, genomics and clinical chemistry.

“Medlab will be an invaluable platform for anyone involved in the region’s healthcare or medical laboratory sectors,” said Rejoy Penacerrada, Conference Director – Medlab West Africa. “The event will be a catalyst for change; and by connecting all the key players in the health ecosystem, will help to improve the quality of healthcare in the region, thereby improving lives and communities.”

The leading global players in the health industry lending their support to the events include Siemens Healthineers, Randox, Qiagen, Snibe, and leading regional distributors such as DCL, Worldwide Healthcare and Biotec. These key industry players will exhibit the latest technological advancements in medical laboratory equipment and solutions at Medlab West Africa, alongside hundreds of other manufacturers, suppliers and distributors in the regional health value chain.

The event is free to attend for all, including stakeholders in the healthcare value chain such as manufacturers, distributors, regulators, dealers, researchers and medical laboratory professionals. The maiden edition of Medlab West Africa is set to unlock the potential of West Africa’s thriving healthcare and medical laboratory sector.

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