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International and Regional Cold Chain Experts Will Gather in Dubai to Discuss the Challenges Faced in Effective Cold Chain Management

Dubai, UAE 13th April 2014: MCI Group is proud to announce the annual MENA Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Conference, which will be held in Dubai on 3rd and 4th June 2014. The conference is supported by international and regional partners including Cool Chain Association and Supply Chain & Logistics Group 

According to the Cold Chain Biopharma Logistics Sourcebook 2011, world sales of temperature-sensitive drugs and of biologics products will near $250 billion by 2015. Due to this strong sales growth, the cold chain logistic services market will hit $10.7 billion by 2017, from its current figures of US$ 6.7 billion, according to the Global Healthcare Cold Chain Logistics Market Report & Forecast.

Temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products are the future of the healthcare industry with the Middle East and North Africa region witnessing a boom. Nearly 80% of pharmaceuticals are imported from foreign countries and managing the cold chain distribution network becomes a complex process and needs an efficient packaging, storage and transportation system. Pharmaceutical companies are facing stiff challenges in handling temperature controlled drugs and require advanced technologies to protect products in hot climatic zones. 

 

This two day event will bring together professionals from pharmaceutical, government agencies and regulators, logistics, distribution houses, airlines, storage and warehousing, packaging and other solution providing companies to discuss various strategies, innovations and solutions for the cold chain industry.

 

The conference sponsored by Softbox and Thermo King, will feature industry experts from companies like GlaxoSmithKline, Julphar, Novartis, Pfizer Gulf, Ferring Pharmaceutical, International SOS, Dnata and more on latest technologies used to protect the products and offer safety to end users. The conference will help attendees to understand the framework set up by each stakeholder to ensure integrity of the products and how to maximize efficiency and profitability. 

For more information please visit. www.menacoldchain.com

 

About MCI

 

MCI is a globally integrated association, communication and event management company with 56 offices in 29 countries. Our combined expertise offers strategy, creativity and execution in the field of Association Management (AMC), Congress and Exhibition (PCO), live communication, meetings, events and incentives and performance improvement programmes.

 

MCI’s conference division creates a platform for learning through knowledge sharing and networking with peers. Our experienced team of professionals brings together industry experts that will present best practices through case studies and interactive discussions that address your challenges and enable you take home successful conclusions. We believe in building strong relationships with senior professionals from top companies and keep ourselves up-to-date with latest industry developments. We, at MCI, deliver to the highest professional standards of quality and excellence in helping you achieve significant business results.  

For further information please visit us on www.mci-group.ae

 

For further detail on the information contained in this press release, please contact:

 

Muhammed Aamir

Marketing Manager

MCI Middle East

www.mci-group.ae
Tel: +971 (4) 311 6300

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