Yearly Archives: 2017

3rd Global Forum on Medical Devices, 10 – 12 May 2017, Geneva

  The 3rd Global Forum on Medical Devices will be organized in Geneva, 10 to 12 May 2017, at the Geneva Conference Center. It will include: plenary , panels, parallel sessions, workshops, exhibition and poster sessions. These will build on the success of the – 1st Global Forum in Bangkok, 2013 and 2nd Global Forum

Call for participation in Scientific Challenge – ICBHI 2017

Dear Researcher, We kindly invite you to participate in the Scientific Challenge launched within the IFMBE International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (ICBHI2017). This Scientific Challenge aims to encourage the development of algorithms for respiratory sound analysis, that will recognize whether a respiratory cycle contains crackles, wheezes, or crackles and wheezes, or is normal.

Applications for internship in WHO open!

The application for internship in the World Health Organisation (WHO) is now open. The World Health Organization (WHO) as the leader in global public health issues is committed to building future leaders in public health. WHO’s Internship Programme offers a wide range of opportunities for students to gain insight in the technical and administrative programmes

Updates from WHO

Publications: WHO is pleased to present the updated publications on medical devices: http://www.who.int/medical_devices/publications/en/ Among others, it includes new French and Spanish versions of the WHO Technical Specifications on Oxygen Concentrators: http://www.who.int/medical_devices/publications/tech_specs_oxygen-concentrators/en/ http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251752/1/9789242509885-fre.pdf?ua=1 (French) http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/251911/1/9789243509884-spa.pdf?ua= Updated website on priority medical devices: http://www.who.int/medical_devices/priority/en/ which includes all previous publications and sites on medical devices, in a more organized

Nozomu Hoshimiya (1941 – 2017)

1941 – 25 January 2017 Dear colleagues of Biomedical Engineering, We are sad to announce that our colleague Professor Nozomu Hosimiya passed away on 25 January 2017. Nozomu Hoshimiya was born in Japan, 1941. He received the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1969. From 1972 to May 1982, he was

Call for Papers – APCBME 2017

Call for Papers – Asia Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCBME) Engineers Australia is hosting the 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering (APCBME) in Sydney this July – in conjunction with the Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference (ABEC). Engineers Australia recognises the diverse nature of the work of biomedical engineers and