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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 in Geneva 2013.

Considering that Member States recognized in resolution WHA60.29 and WHA67.20 that medical devices are indispensable for health care delivery but their selection, regulation and use present enormous challenges, the 3rd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices is to be presented 10 years later to discuss the achievements that have been made in the field and the enormous challenges in low and middle income countries. This will also serve as an opportunity to share the WHO EMP strategy in the framework of Universal Health Coverage and the Sustainable Development Goals.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.who.int/medical_devices/global_forum/3rd_gfmd/en/