Dehaier Medical Wins Guizhou Province Medical Equipment Procurement Bid

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BEIJING, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq:DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products, today announced that it has successfully bid on a medical equipment procurement agreement valued at approximately RMB 4 million, worthy of $650,000. The procurement agreement is with Beijing Kanglian Medicine Company and is part of the China Development Bank's ("CDB") Rural Medical and Healthcare Infrastructure Project in Guizhou province.

Mr. Ping Chen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dehaier Medical said, "Dehaier will provide Phillips Color Doppler Ultrasound machines to county hospitals and clinics in Guizhou, a province in southwest China with approximately 35 million residents. Bulk procurement contracts like this one reflect well on our decision to devote our team's time and resources to grow our government-level projects. We are pleased to see our efforts in the first half of the year result in an increasingly mature business for the Company. Moving forward, we will dedicate even more energy to developing these governmental infrastructure initiatives."

About Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd.

Dehaier is an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical products, including respiratory and oxygen homecare medical products. The company develops and assembles its own branded medical devices and homecare medical products from third-party components. The company also distributes products designed and manufactured by other companies, including medical devices from IMD (Italy), Welch Allyn (USA), HEYER (Germany), Timesco (UK), eVent Medical (US) and JMS (Japan). Dehaier's technology is based on six patents, ten software copyrights and proprietary technology. More information may be found at http://www.dehaier.com.cn

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Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Surie Liu
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Dehaier Medical Systems Limited
Tina He
+86 10-5166-0080