Hosted by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, the 19th International Medical, Hospital & Pharmaceutical Exhibition was held from August 1 to 3, 2019 at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City, and it attracted more than 400 exhibitors from 20 countries and territories. Hong Kong Chinese Medicines Association brought more than 20 proprietary Chinese medicine companies to the exhibition, and Vivian Lam, the Product Certification Manager of STC (Hong Kong Standards and Testing Center), was invited to share her experience with the audience.
Through the "Belt and Road" initiative, the Hong Kong exhibitors promoted the development of Hong Kong's proprietary Chinese medicine industry, and grip business opportunities. 3 proprietary Chinese medicines and health food companies which their products have been certified by the STC “tested mark”, including Strong Seal Pills from Hong Kong Wing Ming Medical Ltd., Bou Wai Dan from H.K. Ma Sai Leung Tong Medicine Manufacturing Ltd, and Hak Liu Tam from Chaisentong Pharmaceuticals Factory Limited. The exhibition helped to promote Hong Kong's quality and safety products globally, and expand the service scope of the STC “tested mark”.
The STC “tested mark” certification mark scheme helps consumers to identify, at a glance, that the product has been tested by STC according to relevant local and international standards. It represents the best quality in the market as type-testing and regular market surveillance is done regularly to ensure product quality.