According to Yonhap News,
(BUSAN=Yonhap News) As a move to open up the Southeast Asian medical tourism market, "2019 Busan Medical Tourism Industry Exhibition" was held successfully in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam on August 1-3.
On August 5, Busan City and Busan Economy Promotion Agency said about 10,000 visitors came to the exhibition.
The event was held simultaneously with Vietnam's local medical exhibition "Medi-pharm Vietnam Expo 2019", participated by 38 medical institutions, medical device companies, among others.
The opening ceremony held on August 1, was participated by major figures of Vietnam's Ministry of Health, officials from related associations, officials of Busan City and BEPA, and special guests.
The event provided not only exhibition booth, medical consultation, but also B2B buyer consultation and seminars on medical technology.
Vietnam's largest broadcasters such as Vietnam Television (VTV) and Ho Chi Minh City Television (HTV) were present to cover the event, proving great interest from the local media.
Busan City and BEPA plan to invite major buyers participated at the event to give them a tour to Busan's medical institutions and tourism infrastructure.
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Source: Yonhap News (August 5, 2019)
** This article was translated from Korean.