Proposed Parallel Sessions

Parallel regional sessions:

PR1: Africa

PR2: Americas

PR3: Eastern Mediterranean

PR4: Europe

PR5: South East Asia

PR6: Western Pacific

Parallel oral sessions: Road map to access of medical devices

PS1: How to develop and implement policies for medical devices

PS2: Defining needs of innovative technologies to ensure development and access

PS3: Selecting international/national standards

PS4: Assessment of medical devices for LMIC

PS5: Biomedical engineers and technicians, certification, training and education

PS6: Procurement best practices

PS7: Nomenclature, classification and inventories of medical devices

PS8: Managing and regulating software as a medical device

PS9: Defining national lists of essential/priority/ medical devices

PS10: Ensuring access to essential in vitro diagnostics and laboratory services

PS11: Ensuring faster and better regulation of medical devices

PS12: Selection and quantification of medical devices

PS13: Measuring availability of medical devices in health facilities

PS14: Training health care workforce for safe use of medical devices

PS15: Ensuring maintenance systems

PS16: Pricing of medical devices

Parallel oral sessions: Priority and essential medical devices by disease/facility

PD1: Selecting priority medical devices by health-care facility

PD2: Increasing access to oxygen supply systems

PD3: Ensuring access to essential in vitro diagnostics and laboratory services

PD4: Selecting eHealth solutions using medical devices

PD5: Selecting assistive devices

PD6: Defining and assessing medical devices for emergency and trauma care

PD7: Defining medical devices for reproductive, maternal, neonatal and child care

PD8: Defining and assessing medical devices for infectious diseases

PD9: Medical Imaging for diagnostic and interventional procedures

PD10: Medical devices for treatments (i.e. dialysis therapy)

PD11: Defining and assessing medical devices for disasters

PD12: Defining and assessing medical devices for non-communicable diseases

PD13: Defining and assessing medical devices for ageing population