The government has commended local companies exhibiting at the ongoing health fair in the capital saying the quality of products on display has the capacity to improve the country’s health delivery system.

The use of improved technology has been cited as key in service delivery system, with government calling on local companies to come up with technologically advanced state of the art machines needed in the industry.

Speaking at the 6th Zim-Afro Medical and Health Expo, the Deputy Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Aldrin Musiiwa, hailed industry players both manufacturers and buyers who are exhibiting at the fair saying enhanced machinery in the health sector will reduce medical cost for locals.

Zim-Afro Medical and Health Expo chairman, Mr Shepherd Chakanza added that with the changing times, there is need to be innovative with the expo being a platform for interaction.

The Zim-Afro Medical and Health Fair is an opportunity for both big and small players to showcase their product lines to prospective consumers.

The 2017 health expo is running under the theme, “Innovative Medical Solutions for a Health Future”.