Find us at Stand 30

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its biologics manufacturing expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people’s lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world’s leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

Find us at Stand 23

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led innovation driven biopharmaceutical company pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

Science can change our vision of the world and how we deal with the diseases that affect us. The future of treatment for many of today’s diseases lies in uncovering disease mechanisms that are newly emerging or are still to be discovered. Science challenges us to push the limits of what is possible to deliver life-changing medicines for patients in Africa.  This is why we put science at the centre of everything we do.

We engage extensively with our HCPs, from participation in clinical trials and as part of our sales and marketing work, ensuring that clinicians have the best access to information about our products in order to make appropriate treatment decisions, delivering better patient care.

Find us at Stand 44

Since its formation in September 1998, AXIM has focused on establishing an experienced engineering and sales base to support our public and private sector clients nationally and in sub-Saharan Africa. Our product portfolio includes X-Ray, CT, Ultrasound, Mammography, PACS, Dental, Bone Densitometry, Nuclear, Oncology and other related radiographic accessories and digital products.

Find us at Stand 48

Biologica Pharmaceutical Pty Ltd specializes in interventional cardiology,cardio -thoracic surgery,vascular and  specialized skin staplers,  removers  ,surgical mesh and cardiology sutures 

Find us at Stand 33

BIOTRONIK was founded in 1963 in Berlin, Germany, after Prof. Max Schaldach and Otto Franke developed and produced the first German pacemaker.  Today, BIOTRONIK is a global enterprise whose ground-breaking innovations have repeatedly advanced the field of cardiovascular and endovascular medical technology. (POC) diagnostic testing.

We offer patients and doctors innovative solutions, and it is our goal to bring the most precise and high-quality products to the market.

When we look back at the last few years, Biotronik South Africa has broadened our footprint.  The company is now present in fields of Coronary Vascular Intervention & Peripheral Vascular Intervention, Cardiac Rhythm Management and Electrophysiology. Innovation, drive, and a passion for quality have characterized BIOTRONIK since the very beginning of our > 50-years history.

Find us at Stand 5

“We want people to live a long and healthy life.
Our work is not just about making medicines.
It’s about making a difference.

Cipla – Caring for Life “

Find us at Stand 20

Discovery Health is the leading medical scheme administrator in South Africa, providing administration and managed care services to over 3.7 million beneficiaries. The business has a market share of over 40% in the overall medical scheme market in South Africa and administers 18 restricted medical schemes administered on behalf of leading corporate clients, as well as the Discovery Health Medical Scheme (DHMS), South Africa’s largest open medical scheme. Discovery Health successfully operates beyond traditional services, and provides ongoing product innovation, service excellence, effective claims risk and fraud management, and the management of the quality of clinical services accessed by our clients

Find us at Stand 26

The leading independent digital platform that
provides locally relevant medicines and clinical support
to empower healthcare professional decision-making at
the point of care. We connect the healthcare ecosystem
and medical industry to the frontline, to introduce the
latest clinical standards, and advances in medicines,
therapeutics and diagnostics.

Empowering the frontline of
healthcare delivery.

To deliver essential medical guidance to HCPs
across the world, in collaboration with the
healthcare ecosystem and medical industry to
impact patient care outcomes globally.

Find us at Stands 51

GE Healthcare has been in existence for over 100 years and is a leading global medical technology and life sciences company that provides a broad portfolio of products, solutions and services used in the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients.

Our portfolio stretches across a suite of solutions, providing high quality and efficient solutions; it includes diagnostic imaging solutions, clinical care solutions, IT & Digital solutions as well as Life Care Solutions

We not only offer a full range of healthcare products but also support customers and healthcare professionals through training and education delivered by clinical specialists who offer hands on training as well as various refresher trainings. Our goal is to deliver increased capacity, improved productivity, and better patient outcomes for our customers.

Our Mantra at GE Healthcare is “Intelligently Efficient”

Find us at Stand 31

Guerbet is a French-based pharmaceutical manufacturer of contrast agents used in medical imaging. The company was founded in 1926 by André Guerbet, the son of Marcel Guerbet who in 1901 discovered Lipiodol – the first iodinated X-ray contrast agent

Guerbet has since become one of the leading experts in medical imaging worldwide. Collectively, we offer a full range of medical solutions and services in diagnostic imaging and interventional imaging.

Guerbet South Africa (Pty) Ltd was registered in South Africa in December 2015 after the global acquisition of Mallinckrodt CMDS (Contrast Medical and Delivery Systems) business.

Guerbet South Africa (Pty) Ltd markets a comprehensive range of contrast media, delivery systems and medical devices for Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Imaging to enhance clinical decision-making at each point of the patient journey from diagnosis, treatment to follow-up, in order to efficiently improve patient outcomes

Find us at Stand 3

Biosense Webster is the global market leader in the science and technology behind the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. Part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, the specialized medical-technology company is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and works across the world to advance the tools and solutions that help electrophysiologists identify, treat, and deliver care. Learn more at and connect on LinkedIn and Twitter

Find us at Stand 45

Lechoba Medical Technologies is a South African distributor that brings you technologies for best outcomes for every patient every time.”

Find us at Stand 34 & 35

Medhold’s legacy is connecting people and products through partnerships. Medhold offers uncompromising commitment to healthcare, excellent products, talented staff and innovative partners.

A supplier of world class medical devices and technology across Southern Africa. Backed by expert engineering support and ultra-reliable after sales service.

For over 30 years the Medhold has built solid partnerships to provide current products and continual excellence. Expanding together for a more sustainable future in healthcare for Southern Africa.

Medhold Redefining Healthcare Through Technology that Keeps Moving With You.

Find us at Stand 7

Founded in 2006, Meril Life Sciences is an India-based, global medical device company that is dedicated to the innovation, design and development of novel, clinically relevant and state-of-the-art devices. Our fundamental aim is to champion the alleviation of human suffering and improve quality of life. To enable this, we are committed to R&D, innovation in manufacturing medical technology, scientific communication, and contemporary distribution avenues.

Meril Cardiology (Pty) Ltd supplies medical solutions in the form of coronary interventional devices, including guidewires, PTCA balloons and Drug eluting stents (Mozec, Mozec NC, Biomime, Evermine and Biomime Morph – the only dedicated tapered DES in the world)

Find us at Stand 6

Founded in 1987, Merit Medical set out to build the world’s most customer-focused healthcare company by understanding customer needs, and innovating and delivering a diverse range of products that improve the lives of individuals, families, and communities throughout the world.

We maintain a diverse, multi-campus manufacturing footprint in North America and Europe with a true global distribution network focused on delivering our products and technologies to our customers.

Merit currently employs thousands of employees worldwide. At Merit, we believe each employee contributes to the organisation’s growth and success, and we hope you will take pride in being a member of our team. Merit Medical SA (Pty) Ltd was registered in 2018 to supply and distribute quality, cost effective medical devices to the Private and Government healthcare sectors throughout Africa.

Find us at Stand 8

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark.

Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 49,300 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information, visit

Find us at Stand 41

Obsidian Health is a leading supplier of innovative healthcare solutions to both the private and public healthcare sectors within Sub Saharan Africa. The product portfolio includes capital equipment and medical devices within the key focus areas of Cardiology, Cardiovascular, Theatre, ICU and High Care as well as Point of Care (POC) diagnostic testing. 

Customer support is provided through a dedicated factory trained sales, applications and technical support teams. The 30 year history of the company, products and team emanates from the acquisition of the medical division of The Scientific Group which was acquired by Obsidian Health in 2015.
Obsidian Health has long terms partnerships with a number of gold standard multinational healthcare companies within sub Saharan Africa. Our dedicated sales, applications support and technical support teams have intimate knowledge of the products we sell and build valuable partnerships with our customers to ensure that their every need is met. Regular training from our principals ensures they stay up to date with the latest technology and available solutions. The Obsidian Health dedicated service team is available to assist 24/7 to ensure any technical needs our clients may have are met.

Our purpose built and state of the art Head Office and Distribution Centre in Cosmo Business Park, Randburg provides the infrastructure required to ensure that we provide world class service levels in order to exceed our customers’ expectations.

Obsidian Health has five sales business units which are all supported centrally by our export, technical, customer services and operations divisions:

  1. Angio:Minimally invasive entry site management, lesion access and embolization solutions.
  2. Cardio:A comprehensive range of solutions and products used in cardiac and vascular surgery.
  3. Point of Care:Point of care testing solutions to improve the quality of treatment, increase efficiency, and reduce the total cost of care at the patient bedside and within the healthcare facility.
  4. Hospital:An extensive range of medical devices providing solutions to theatre, ICU and high care as well as other speciality areas within the hospital.
  5. Ortho: Official distributors of all ARTHROSURFACE® products and INTEGRA® products

Find us at Stand 22

Pharmaco has been successfully operating in South Africa and the rest of the African continent for over 25 years. Our core purpose of activity is to “create effective partnerships with international pharmaceuticals manufacturers in the registration, the distribution and the marketing & sales of products in Africa, by adding value for our customers

Our presence on the ground in Africa allows us to offer a value proposition of comprehensive and effective range of services, technically, commercially & geographically. Our expertise covers major therapeutic areas in regard to Rx, OTC and FMCG products as well as medical devices. Through our products and activities we hold leadership positions in numerous market segments such as cardiovasculars, CNS, osteoarthritis, bacterial infections, gynaecology-obstetrics, baby formulae, ophthalmology and diabetes monitoring. We are determined to establish and maintain our leadership in the provision of integrated pharmaceutical services through our products, our people and the excellence of our services to all our healthcare partners & patients. 

Find us at Stand 39

Royal Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips has been present in Africa for over 125 years and is committed to providing effective solutions to the continent’s diverse markets. Philips has a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of the African market as well as the key challenges facing Africa today and is rapidly increasing presence on the continent by developing local talent and organizations, increasing its commercial footprint and introducing innovative products and solutions which are relevant for the local needs.

With over a century of experience in the region, we have a direct presence in 6 countries – Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa (corporate HQ). The rest of Africa is served through 150 channel partners throughout the continent. We operate two business divisions – Health Systems and Personal Health. Philips is leading the drive for the digitalization of healthcare in Africa, and has a long history of supporting various Ministries of Health in Large Scale, countrywide Healthcare Revitalization Projects. The company maintains a holistic, long-term approach of partnering with local stakeholders to improve local healthcare infrastructure and contribute to clinical training and training of local healthcare professionals

Find us at Stand 52

At Sanlam, we’re on a mission to build financial confidence in all South Africans.

What is financial confidence? It’s knowing that you’re prepared for whatever challenges life may bring and the reassurance that what’s important to you is protected. It’s being able to work towards your goals so you can live the life you want. We can help you achieve it.

Living with confidence requires a lifetime financial partner.

Sanlam is the biggest financial services provider in Africa, with more than 2,8 million retail and institutional clients across South Africa. With 104 years’ expertise, we have solutions designed to empower big companies and every person who works there, from those at the top to the men and women on the ground.

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Find us at Stand 40

At Siemens Healthineers, our mission is to enable healthcare providers to increase their value by equipping them with our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine as well as digital health and enterprise services.

When our health is at risk, we rely on physicians to make the best possible decisions – from quick, early diagnoses to the most effective treatments and follow-ups. By constantly bringing breakthrough innovations to market, we help healthcare professionals to deliver high-quality care, leading to the best possible outcome for patients.

Our portfolio of products, services, and solutions is at the center of clinical decision-making and treatment pathways. Patient-centered innovation has been and always will be at the core of our company. We aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what they are facing.

We pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare. For everyone. Everywhere.

This is why we give our best every day, to improve the lives of patients and their families.

Find us at Stand 49

SSEM Mthembu Medical (Pty) Ltd is a distributor of electro-medical devices and medical consumables throughout Southern Africa.  We provide specialised equipment to meet the stringent expectations of specialist physicians, private clinics and hospitals – including Operating theatres, Critical care, High care units, Trauma and Emergency care. We also cater for the Occupational Health and Home Care sectors. Our state-of-the-art equipment is complemented by a vast range of medical consumables.

Find us at Stand 53

Zydus Healthcare South Africa is a 100% subsidiary of Zydus Lifesciences. The origin of the company dates all the way back to the 1950s. Zydus Lifesciences has manufacturing capabilities across the value chain with more than thirty manufacturing plants. Zydus Lifesciences’ innovation programme is spearheaded by 1400 researchers. From NCEs to vaccines, biosimilars and niche technologies, the company is exploring different ideas and concepts, innovating constantly

The local business is focused on the following areas of therapy:

  • Pain Management
  • Cardiometabolic diseases
  • Critical care
  • Respiratory
  • And Neuropsychiatry

About the Sandton Convention Centre

Sandton Convention Centre is the Premier Exhibition, Conference & Events Destination in Africa and South Africa’s leading event venue, offering prestigious multi-use event spaces and venues in the financial hub of Johannesburg. It is conveniently located in the vibrant business district of Sandton in northern Johannesburg and within easy reach of the Gautrain and O. R. Tambo International Airport. The Sandton Convention Centre (SCC) is flanked by a number of leading hotels, sophisticated shopping centres and entertainment complexes.

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