Dubai to host pharmaceutical cold chain conference

Logistics experts set to discuss effective cold chain management.
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The annual MENA Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Conference will be held on 3rd and 4th June, 2014 at Raffles Dubai in Wafi. 

Organised by MCI Group, the two-day conference 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 event, supported by international and regional partners including Cool Chain Association and Supply Chain & Logistics Group and 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.

Attendees will gain an understanding of the framework set up by each stakeholder to ensure integrity of the products and how to maximise efficiency and profitability.

The Middle East and North Africa region is witnessing a boom in temperature sensitive pharmaceutical products and Cold Chain Biopharma Logistics Sourcebook 2011 has reported that world sales of temperature-sensitive drugs and biologics products will near $250 billion by 2015. 

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