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News 22.02.2022

Health events going live: From Arab Health in Dubai to HIMSS Europe in Helsinki

Finland Pavilion at Arab Health 2022

After two years of uncertainty and mixture of online and hybrid elements on exhibitions, Arab Health 2022 in Dubai showed that physical exhibition events are making a grand comeback. Finland showcased health security solutions and digital innovations with ten Finnish companies at Arab Health. In the aftermath heads are already turning towards the coming June and HIMSS 22 Europe, which is held in Helsinki.

Arab Health is the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. During the exhibition Finnish offering circled around healthcare security, as well as presenting solutions that have had significant impact in the prevention and treatment of the pandemic and other health emergencies. Companies that participated the Finland pavilion were JedX Medcare, Elitner Health, Secapp, Optomed, Manner, Nanoksi, Genano, Causalus, PharmaOffice and Ecosir.

Finland Pavilion worked as a functional show room for Finnish know-how and Finland organized a two side visits – one with the Danish Export Association and a networking event at Finland’s World Expo Pavilion.

“We have had good feedback from the event from the participating companies. They felt that the right connections were present at Arab Health. We are very happy we were able carry out the plans for the physical exhibition for the first time after two years of online exhibitions”, says Kari Klossner, Head of  Smart Life Finland at Business Finland.

“Arab Health Exhibition was a good start for the year. Next we are focusing on HIMSS; first HIMSS Orlando in March and then, most importantly HIMSS Europe in Helsinki, in June”, he continues

HIMSS Europe in person

The 2022 HIMSS European Health Conference & Exhibition brings the European healthcare community back together in Helsinki, Finland from 14 to 16 June 2022. Finland invites international contacts and delegations to enjoy the program highlights, recent trends and digital developments, for example in age tech and smart hospitals.

HIMSS22 Europe will have a package of can’t-miss content on health information and technology, where professionals throughout the European health ecosystem connect for the education, innovation and collaboration.

More Information

HIMSS Europe at Business Finland website 
Arab Health 2022 press release
Arab Health Finland Pavilion brochure with closer look at each partner and their services 
Arab Health 2022 playlist on Business Finland’s YouTube