Health Technologies

Welcome to the International Healthcare Technologies webpage.

Healthcare is a steadily growing industry with an approximate value of $117.4 billion exported from the U.S. in 2011, which has risen almost 26% since 2007. With the recent rapid growth of emerging markets such as Brazil, Russia, India and China there exists a tremendous opportunity for U.S. companies to successfully expand into the international arena.

The Healthcare Team of the U.S. Commercial Service is dedicated to enhancing the global competitiveness of the U.S. health industry, expanding its market access, and increasing exports. It accomplishes this through a variety of resources and services for U.S. companies such as Webinars, Gold Key and Platinum Key Services. The team, comprised of trade specialists from throughout the U.S. and from U.S. Embassies around the world, provides:

Market Intelligence

In-Depth Market Data and Statistics

Trade Counseling

Creating Market Entry Strategies

Business Matchmaking

Identifying and Evaluating potential partners

Regulations and Customs Navigation

Documentation Assistance

In addition to our many services, the Healthcare Team specializes in using both Domestic and International Trade Shows as turnkey events to help foster new business relationships and expand the international presence of U.S. firms by attracting country experts and international buyers.


Detailed Event Information For Selling Medical Equipment in Brazil Webinar Detailed Event Information For Selling Medical Equipment in Brazil Webinar
Selling Medical Equipment in Brazil Webinar -- Health Care Services, Medical Eq.
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Location/Date: Sao Paulo, Brazil 03/19/2013 - 03/19/2013
Event Summary:
With an estimated market size of US$16.5 billion in 2012, Brazil is the largest market for instruments, medical equipment, disposables, and diagnostic kits in South America. Find out: Does my medical equipment have potential in Brazil? How do I register my product in Brazil? Can my in-country distributor help with the regulatory approval process? What are other companies doing to be successful in Brazil? This webinar will answer these questions by providing a highly focused, interactive seminar in a ‘virtual classroom' setting that covers distribution, marketing, and regulatory issues related to selling medical equipment in Brazil.

Contacts:
Melissa Blackledge, Cleveland
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 216-522-4740
Melissa.Blackledge@trade.gov
Pompeya Lambrecht, Northern VA
Senior International Trade Specialist
Phone: 703.756.1707
Pompeya.Lambrecht@trade.gov
Jefferson Oliveira, Sao Paulo
Commercial Specialist
Phone: 55/11/3250-5136
Jefferson.Oliveira@trade.gov