HALAL MIDDLE EAST 2013- Press Release

HALAL MIDDLE EAST

at Expo Centre Sharjah from 16 to 18 December 2013

PRESS RELEASE

Halal slaughtering – a cut above the rest has great role in preventing infectious diseases, says expert

Sharjah, 16th July 2013

The rising acceptance of halal meat due to its scientific and hygienic slaughtering and processing methods is spicing up the US$ 600 billion global halal meat market impressively.  Studies have shown that halal slaughter protects consumers from many diseases which are not possible in the conventional methods used in many countries.

Ahead of a key halal conclave in Sharjah, experts opine that halal slaughter of animals has a great role in preventing infectious diseases, and is seen one of the main reasons for the popularity of the product even among non-Muslims.

“The way the slaughtering process is carried out is of significant importance for both human health and safety and quality of the meat. Halal slaughter involves cutting of jugular veins, throat and esophagus, which facilitates draining of blood from the animal and thus prevents growth and multiplication of harmful micro-organisms,” said Dr. Ibrahim Hussein Ahmed Abd El Rahim, Professor of Infectious Diseases, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah Al-Mukarama, Saudi Arabia. Continue reading

GCT 2013 Post Event Report

Shri Parbatbhai Patel, Hon’ble Health Minister (State) Gujarat said, this year Gujarat Medical Services Corporation Limited (GMSCL) has raised procurement budget of Rs. 200 crore from last year budget of Rs. 150 cr which will greatly benefit the Gujarat based generic drugs makers.

GCT 2013

GENERIC DRUG, CLINICAL TRIALS & CLOUD TECHNOLOGY
April 30th 2013 at Hotel Metropole, Ahmedabad

Viewing huge opportunity for pharmaceutical companies to sell their products in emerging markets due to rising incomes, higher incidence of chronic and lifestyle diseases, better insurance coverage and better patent protection regimes for drugs, major roadblocks such as lack of mature distribution networks, lower price points due to generics competition, and counterfeiting are leaving even the large companies struggling to handle the challenges from some of these less sophisticated markets. ASSOCHAM in its quest to resolve these issues and create a fine link through global regulators and industry experts moreover to bring first hand information at the disposal has organised “GCT 2013, Challenges & Opportunities”.

@GTC 2013

1. Shri Jay Ruparel, Co-chaierson, ASSOCHAM Gujarat Council
2. Shri Parbatbhai Patel, Hon’ble Minister (S), Health and Family Welfare, Gujarat
3. Ms. Bhagyesh Soneji, Chairperson, ASSOCHAM Gujarat Council
4. Shri Kamlesh Patel, Former Chairman, IDMA.

While inaugurating the ASSOCHAM conference on “Generic Drug, Clinical Trials & Technology” Shri Parbatbhai Patel, Hon’ble Health Minister (State) Gujarat said, this year Gujarat Medical Services Corporation Limited (GMSCL) has raised procurement budget of Rs. 200 crore from last year budget of Rs. 150 cr which will greatly benefit the Gujarat based generic drugs makers.

He further added that nearly 52,000 people are employed in Gujarat’s pharmaceutical sector, which has witnessed 54% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in capital investments over the last three years. There are currently 3,500 drug manufacturing units in Gujarat. Continue reading

WORLD GRAIN AND PULSES INDUSTRY GOT TOGETHER IN İDMA

WORLD GRAIN AND PULSES INDUSTRY GOT TOGETHER IN İDMA

İDMA – International Flour, Semolina, Rice, Corn, Bulgur, Feed Milling Machinery and Pulses, Pasta, Biscuit Technologies Exhibition which is organized for the fifth time this year, between April 04-07, 2013 in Istanbul Expo Center once again proved that it is the biggest meeting platform of the world grain and pulses processing industry.

idama 2013 closing1International Flour, Semolina, Rice, Corn, Bulgur, Feed Milling Machinery and Pulses, Pasta, Biscuit  Technologies Exhibition İDMA as proving itself as the biggest meeting platform of the World grain and pulses processing industry in 2013, was conducted successfully in Istanbul Expo Center between April 04-07, 2013.

For 4 days, 8052 local and foreign professionals from 94 different countries visited İDMA 2013 Exhibition which was organized by Parantez International Fair Organization and which hosted 236 local and foreign firms who opened stands and exhibited their latest technologies. The local and foreign professional visitors consisting of flour, semolina, rice and corn millers, and pasta, biscuit and feed producers, who chose İDMA to direct their investments and make their technology choices, had the chance to see and recognize the latest technologies of the exhibitor firms.

“WORLD’S BIGGEST MEETING PLATFORM”

Deputy General Manager of Turkish Grain Board Mr.Uğur ERKAYMAZ, Director of Turkey Flour Industrialists Federation Mr.Erhan ÖZMEN, President of Rice Millers Association Mr.Turgay YETİŞ, Chief Advisor of Georgian Ministry of Agriculture Mr.Omar KACHARAVA, President of Palestine Flour Millers Association Mr.Nazih NASSER, President of Sudan Flour and Feed Millers Association Mr.Elissir EİSSA, President of Libya Flour Millers Association Mr.Nour Eddin Mohammed EROKİAİ, President of Iran Miller Federation Mr.Sayed Mohammad REZA MORTAZAVİ, President of Argentina Flour Millers Association Mr.Reynaldo HEREDİA and President of Pakistan Flour Millers Association Mr.Ahmad Asim RAZA joined the exhibition’s opening ceremony that was conducted on Thursday, Continue reading