Medical Fair India 2019 Aims to Support Ayushman Bharat and Universal Healthcare

MFI is organised by Messe Dusseldorf India, a fully owned subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, world’s leading trade fair organiser and exhibitions service provider.


In its endeavor to make India a global hub for manufacturing and innovation in medical devices and healthcare space, Medical Fair India (MFI) 2019 started with a gala opening today at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.The global healthcare sector is closely watching India’s ambitious dream of Ayushman Bharat and Healthcare for all. The 25thedition of MFI 2019 aims to support this prestigious dream by fueling investments, promoting domestic manufacturing, setting new healthcare delivery benchmarks, creating new markets and connecting Indian healthcare sector with disruptive technologies. Global medical device manufacturers, industry bodies and association, healthcare experts, think tanks and policy makers from over 25 countries are participating in this three day medical trade show. MFI is organised by Messe Dusseldorf India, a fully owned subsidiary of Messe Düsseldorf GmbH, world’s leading trade fair organiser and exhibitions service provider. 

Addressing Medical Fair India in a message, Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda, Hon’ble  Minister of health and family welfare stated, “The Government of India, under the ambit of Ayushman Bharat is committed towards ensuring Universal Healthcare to all, a system which is devoid of any financial hardships and improving quality of life for people. I am confident that Medical Fair India will act as a platform for healthcare experts and stakeholders to share and discuss tangible solutions to diverse healthcare bottlenecks, challenges and issues of concerns.”

Hon’ble Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, in a message to MFI 2019 said, “The objective of the Fair is to see some of the key experts from the medical fraternity delivering inspiring talks and are also going to be conferred with awards for their valuable contribution to the healthcare field. I am confident that such recognition will not only give enough encouragement but will give new impetus in the overall growth of the healthcare sector while being mutually beneficial for the healthcare professionals who will congregate on the occasion.”

“Medical Fair India is well known for its ability to detect trends and respond to new innovations. Therefore, each edition is unique as it explores new sub-segments and opportunities for diversification. Keeping pace with the global developments in medical and healthcare space, MFI 2019 will successfully demonstrate the potential of Indian Healthcare sector on the world map.” said Thomas Schlitt, Managing Director, Messe Düsseldorf India.

Addressing International Conference at MFI 2019, Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, AIMED said , “Medical Fair India is getting bigger and better with every edition. With MFI 2019, we seek  Medical Devices Law to regulate quality and ensure patient safety, revision of DPCo to enable rationalised price controls to protect consumers by capping trade margins over import landed, tariff at 15-20% to be in line with mobile phone so that make in Indian can prosper along with other regulatory framework, favourable policies and ecosystem support.  We invite colleagues and fellow exhibitors of this global village to invest in India by technical collaborations, Joint Ventures and own factories to explore this incredible market place.”

Day 1 of Medical Fair Indian witnessed eminent dignitaries from government, international agencies and associations, Doctors from leading hospitals, health centres and other medical establishments, Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) for rehabilitation aids, pharmaceutical industry veterans, Medical device manufacturers, distributors and traders, academicians amongst other dignified stakeholders.

Organised by Voice of Healthcare, 4th International conference at MFI 2019 successfully addressed some of the key topics such as Ayushman Bharat,AI and Future of Healthcare, Review of  make-in-India strategy vis a vis medical devices and equipment industry, changing models of care delivery and disruptive technologies shaping the consumerization of health, rising prospects of Medical Entrepreneurship in India etc. in presence of industry veterans and policy makers. MFI 2019 is hosting a variety of attractions including CLIN LAB India, Future for Health (FTR4H), REHAINDIA and the Make in India Pavilion. Technology Mela by Kalam Institute of Health care technology where 75 innovative technologies from 20 academic institutions will be displayed for commercialization are few key attractions of MFI 2019.

For the last 25 years, Medical Fair India has been successfully addressing the various needs of Hospitals, Health Centres& Clinics. Together with MEDICAlliance and in association with Association of Healthcare Providers India (AHPI), Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AIMED), Association of Diagnostic Manufacturers of India (ADMI), Quality & Accreditation Institute (QAI), Quality Council of India (QCI), National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB) and The Association of Practicing Pathologists (APP), the 25th edition of MFI promises to bring together 600+ exhibitors and is expected to surpass 15000+ visitors this time. Some of the top exhibitors includes LG electronics, Medikabazaar, Agappe Diagnostics, Hindustan Syringes,  J. Mitra, Trivitron Healthcare amongst other key industry players.

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