Medical devices

First WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices

9-11 September 2010, Bangkok, Thailand

Post conference workshops

Health technology assessment

Berit Mørland, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway

HTA & Government
Dr Pwee Keng Ho , Honourable Minister of Health Singapore

HTA and Clinical Decision Making
Joseph Mathew, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India (Presentation not available for distribution)

International activities and networks
Berit Mørland, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Norway

Medical devices management

Mr Ismael Cordero, ORBIS International

ECRI Institute
Jonathan A. Gaev, ECRI Institute

Medical devices regulation

Chair, Dr. G. Ruocco – Italy
Co-Chair, Mr. B. Fahlgren, WHO

The Value of Medical Device Regulation
Dr Larry Kelly, Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration and Chair, Global Harmonisation Task Force
(Presentation not available)

The New Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the Republic of the Philippines
Agnette de Perio Peralta and Maria Cecilia Credo Matienzo, Center for Device Regulation, Radiation Health, and Research, FDA Department of Health, Philippines

Regulatory Control of Medical Devices in Tanzania
Mr. Hiiti Sillo, Ag. Director General, Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority

Proposed Framework for Device Regulation in Pakistan
Rashid Jooma, Ministry of Health Pakistan
(Presentation not available)


Jennifer Jackson, La Sapienza University and Bambino Gesie Hospital, Italy

Way forward
Marc Nyssen, International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering