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MEDLAB Series Expands with the Launch of MEDLAB Asia Pacific in Singapore in February 2014

February 9, 2014

SINGAPORE, February 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –

The largest medical laboratory event in Asia Pacific is a meeting point for

all healthcare professionals working within the medical laboratory sector

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.

Notes to Editor

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
specialities depend on laboratory results to make critical decisions about the prevention,
diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Website: http://www.medlabasia.com

About Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions:

Website: http://www.informalifesciences.com

About Scherago International:

Website: http://www.scherago.com

        For Press Enquiries please contact:
        Weaam El Ataya
        Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions
        Public Relations and Social Media Executive
        +9714-408-2813
        Weaam.elataya@informa.com

SOURCE Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions


Source: PR Newswire