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Qingdao once again ushered in "Boao time"

Time: 2021-06-01 13:36:00Views: Source: Qingdao Daily News / Guanhai News

On May 31, the second Boao Forum for Asia Global Health Expo will be opened in International Exhibition Center, Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exposition on June 1, which is one of the important events of Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia, marking Qingdao in "Boao time" again. It is reported that the second Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia will be held in Qingdao from June 1 to 4, and consists of "1 opening ceremony", "2 plenary sessions", "33 sub-forums and "15 important activities", covering a range of topics from global public health governance system, international cooperation against epidemics, to the integration of health care.


"1+2+33+15", discussing the direction of global health industry


From June 10 to 12, 2019, Qingdao saw the first Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia. Experts and scholars in the field of health care from 55 countries and regions shared insights, experience, technology and various innovation achievements on health, a topic of concern for all mankind, which boosted the development of the big health industry in Qingdao. 


Two years later, the second Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia will be held in International Convention Center, Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exposition from June 1 to 4,. This year's conference will follow the theme of "Health Beyond Health — In the Year of Sustainable Development 2030", with the slogan of "Health for All", and around the three topics of "Universal Health Coverage", "Innovation for Health" and "Health in All Policies". The conference adopts the model of "1+2+33+15", consisting of "1 opening ceremony", "2 plenary sessions", "33 sub-forums" and "15 important events".


 Although the theme, slogan and sub-topics are the same as the first conference, the second Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia follows the changes in the global health field, and makes the response to the global new coronary pneumonia epidemic as the "highlight".


The conference will also include two plenary sessions on "Health in All Policies" and "International Cooperation in Response to Major Public Health Events", as well as two sub-forums on "Public Health and Emergency Medicine", "International Cooperation in Anti-Pandemic & The Path of High Quality Industrial Development", and "R&D, Accessibility and Affordability of COVID-19 Vaccines". The discussion will focus on the development of healthcare industry under the impact of Covid-19 and the need for cooperation mechanism for the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine, etc. Industry leaders, experts and scholars will share their thoughts and views, and thus make contribution to the development of global public health cooperation.


 In addition to pooling the wisdom of all parties to explore the development path of international public health cooperation, this year's conference will also continue to explore the development needs and potential of the health industry, organizing 15 important events, such as the hospital director's salon, the immuno-oncology symposium, the launch of the China Medical Equipment Conference (Exhibition) in Qingdao, the development barriers of the health industry, and women's health night salon, focusing on the frontier of the big health industry and bring together all parties to seek common development.


 Pooling wisdom, the platform empowers the health industry


 The second Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia will still be committed to a comprehensive international exchange platform combining government, business, industry, academia and research, high-end dialogue and practical cooperation, inviting renowned guests from all fields to participate in the opening ceremony, thematic sub-forums and other events.


So far, Princess Sirindhorn of Thailand, Nikai Toshihiro, Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Ban Ki-moon, Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia, Zhou Xiaochuan, Vice Chairman of Boao Forum for Asia, Li Baodong, Secretary-General of Boao Forum for Asia, Margaret Chan, president of Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of World Health Organization, Zhang Haidi, Chairwoman of China Disabled Person’s Federation, Wang Chen, Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Gao Fu, Director of Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Li Lanjuan, Director of the State Key Laboratory of Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, Zhang Wenhong, Director of the Department of Infection Diseases of Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University, Meng Dongping, Secretary of the Party Committee of China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Medicines and Health Products, representatives of domestic and foreign government leaders, ministries, international organizations, embassies and consulates, experts and scholars, representatives of multinational enterprises, representatives of Fortune 500 companies and representatives of domestic and foreign media will participate in the conference and expo.


As one of the important parts of Boao Forum for Asia Global Health Forum, the 2nd Boao Forum for Asia Global Health Expo sets up the opening ceremony of the expo, Chinese medicine health forum, UN procurement and international cooperation project promotion meeting and other rich industrial exchange and exhibitions.


The Expo features two halls, Shandong Hall and a General Hall with an area of 20,000 square meters. The Shandong Hall is located in Hall S3 of Qingdao Cosmopolitan Exposition, setting up exhibitions of anti-epidemic public health, medical equipment, biomedicine, medical and health care and international cooperation, which fully demonstrates the overall development and achievements in the field of high-end medical and health care, intelligent medical treatment, medical equipment, life science innovation, diversified health management and other health industries in Shandong Province, and provides a platform for Shandong health enterprises to communicate with domestic and overseas enterprises efficiently, deepen cooperation and build a new highland for the health industry in Shandong. The General Hall is located in Hall S4, with a display area of 10,000 square meters, setting up a number of exhibition areas for embassies, international organizations, provincial and municipal delegations, and exhibitions on Chinese medicine goes global, medical innovation and technological achievements, Chinese medicine AI experience area, AI robot experience area, etc., and striving to build an international health achievement platform with top influence.


A series of projects will be landed, and Qingdao's health industry will take a "new step"


 During the first Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia in 2019, a total of 25 domestic and foreign cooperation projects were signed and landed in Qingdao, with a total investment of 36.9 billion yuan, involving high-end medical services, biomedicine, medical devices, recreation and health care, Chinese medicine and other fields. The landing of a series of projects has brought an opportunity to accelerate the development of Qingdao's health industry.


In the past two years, under the influence of "Boao", Qingdao's health industry has been developing rapidly, and the added value of the city's medical and health industry reached 57.531 billion yuan in 2019. At present, there are 21 new large hospital projects introduced and under construction in the city, with a total investment of 29.8 billion yuan. The city's 51 disciplines have entered the list of the top 100 disciplines in the country, ranking first in the cities with separate plans. In 2020, 6 medical and health enterprises were listed in t 42 new-generation "Qingdao Golden Flower" cultivation enterprises. 58 A-share listed companies (including those that will be listed and to be moved in) include Huaren Pharmaceutical, Hailiel Pharmaceutical, Vland Biotech, Haier Biomedical and Yingkang Life, and Haier Biomedical became the first company in the city on the science and technology board.


During the second Global Health Forum of the Boao Forum for Asia, a signing ceremony for Qingdao's health industry cooperation projects will be held. A series of new projects will bring new opportunities for Qingdao, and Qingdao's health industry will take a new step forward.