WHO Technical Specification for Medical Devices
In countries there is a significant need for counselling regarding minimum specifications and requirements that should be considered before starting a process of purchase or donation of medical devices. Having this type of specification allows to improve access to medical devices of high quality, safety and efficacy, as well as planning adequately the financial, infrastructure and human resources, among others, to be considered in the implementation, functioning and decommissioning of the devices. WHO technical specification (TS) for medical devices can provide guidelines in procurement and acquisition process of medical devices.
- Centro Nacional de Excelencia Tecnológica en Salud - CENETEC (Mexico) [
Health Technology Division, National Health Systems Resource Center (India)