Organized via a virtual online exhibition over a period of four days, the Abu Dhabi Korea Healthcare Week has concluded its activities with more than 500 companies and entrepreneurs in the healthcare sector taking part.
The online event was held in cooperation with the Department of Health Abu Dhabi, Mubadala Healthcare, SEHA, Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Gangnam Ju Region Office and the Ministry of SMEs and Startups in Korea.
The event comes in line with the efforts of the Abu Dhabi Chamber in attracting the biggest multinational companies to Abu Dhabi and explore the most promising investment opportunities in this sector, which would help in realizing the comprehensive and sustainable development in the emirate.
On this occasion, Mr. Abdullah Ghurair Al Qubaisi, Deputy Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber said: “The Abu Dhabi Korea Healthcare Week aligns with the 40th anniversary of robust diplomatic ties between the UAE and Korea. This cooperation and partnership between the two countries expands over many pivotal sectors. This week, we complement our distinguished relations with the addition of the healthcare sector considering it one of the most pivotal and fastest growing sectors in the UAE.”
“We, in the UAE, feel very proud that in 2019 our country had made it to the first place in seven world healthcare indexes according to the Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority. This reflects on the sheer size of accomplishments this sector made during the current challenges, which adjusted itself accordingly to be completely ready for any emergent healthcare circumstances, the most notable is the high fidelity and professionalism in dealing with the novel COVID-19 pandemic. The UAE was able to surpass many advanced healthcare systems in dealing with the virus thanks to the unlimited support of our wise leadership that worked hard to prepare a compelling investment environment, attracting the largest multinational companies, especially the ones that operate in the healthcare sector in an endeavor to build one of the world’s most advanced healthcare systems.”
Al Qubaisi pointed out that the Abu Dhabi Korea Healthcare Week poses an optimal opportunity to exchange experiences and visions between healthcare entrepreneurs in the UAE with their Korean counterparts. “We look forward to more partnerships, fruitful investments and economic collaboration between the two countries in alignment with the efforts of Abu Dhabi government in supporting businesses and serving the business community as a whole,” he concluded.
It is worth noting that Abu Dhabi Korea Healthcare Week has brought more than 180 healthcare suppliers from the UAE and Korea under one roof, and included a number of webinars on the healthcare market and investment opportunities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and b2b matchmaking between the suppliers of medical equipment and leading beauty clinics.