Medical devices

First WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices

9-11 September 2010, Bangkok, Thailand


Organization

Steering committee

Steering committee

Chair:
Adriana Velazquez, Coordinator Diagnostic Imaging and Medical Devices Unit, Essential Health Technologies, World Health Organization

Members:
Jennifer Barragan, World Health Organization
Deirdre Dimancesco, World Health Organization
Björn Fahlgren, World Health Organization
Steffen Groth, World Health Organization
Josee Hansen, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the Netherlands
Peter Leeflang, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the Netherlands
Yot Teerawattananon, Ministry of Public Health Thailand
Sripen Tantivess, Ministry of Public Health Thailand
Laura Sampietro-Colom, Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi)
Yadin David, International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE)
Guy Maddern, International Network of Agencies for Health Technology Assessment (INAHTA)
Bart Wijnberg, the Netherlands

International organizing committee

Salma Abbasi, Worldwide Group
Barry Allen, IUPESM
David Banta, Consultant
Simao Campos, ISO
Monique Dory, MSF
Kalipso Chalkidou, NICE
Martha Emma Escandon, CENETEC
James Fitgzerald, WHO/PAHO
Charles A. Gardner, Forum for Health Research
Timothy Hancox, ISO
Myriam Henkens
Kendall Ho, University of British Columbia
Sabina Hoeksta-van den Bosch, Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport, the Netherlands
Adham Ismail WHO/EMRO
Jennifer Jackson, ACCE
Ed Kelly, Patient Safety WHO
Chapal Khasnabis, Assistive Devices, WHO
Paul LaBarre, PATH
Blerta Maliqui, Making Pregnancy Safer, WHO
Joseph Lazar Mathew, HTAi
Geeta Mehta, WHO/SEARO
Iyad Mobarek, WHO/EMRO
David Porter, Consultant
Sarah Russell, Health Systems and Services, WHO
Roger Schmitt, HDS, WHO
Peter Smith, IOMP
Ludo Scheerlinck, UNICEF
Herbert Voigt, IFMBE
David Watson, ECRI
Jomkwan Yothasamut, HITAP, Ministry of Health Thailand

Poster committee

Secretariat:
Jennifer Barragan, World Health Organization

Review Committee:
David Banta, Consultant
Jennifer Jackson, ACCE
Iyad Mobarek, WHO/EMRO
David Porter, Consultant
Sripen Tantives, Ministry of Public Health Thailand

HTM Success Stories:
Ismael Cordero
Antonio Hernandez
Tom Judd
Binseng Wang

Local Organizing committee

Chair:
Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Health:

Members:
National Health Security Office
National Health Commission Office
Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Public Health
Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of Public Health
Department of Medical Services, Ministry of Public Health
Social Security Office
World Health Organization Thailand
Health System Research Institute
National Science and Technology Development Agency
The Medical Council of Thailand
Thai Medical Device Technology Industry Association
Foundation for Consumers
Bureau of Policy and strategy, Ministry of Public Health
Health Consumer Protection Project, Chulalongkorn University
Thai Health-Global Link Initiative Project, Mahidol University
The International Health Policy Program, Ministry of Public Health
Biomedical Instrument Division, Siriraj Hospital
Bureau of International Health, Ministry of Public Health
Medical Device Control, Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Public Health
Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program, Ministry of Public Health

Forum venue

Plaza Athenee Bangkok
61 Wireless Road
Bangkok, Thailand
Telephone: +66 2 650 8800
Website: www.royalmeridienbangkok.com

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