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WHO issues Global atlas of medical devices 2022


The focus of the 2022 edition of the Global Atlas is to point out how the status of medical device topics supports or hinders the accomplishment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and supports the increased access to priority medical devices (including in vitro diagnostics) for emergencies, wellbeing, and universal health coverage (UCH).

The 194 country profiles incorporate facts indicating the national status of medical devices in areas such as:

  • medical device policies,
  • regulations,
  • incorporation,
  • lists,
  • inventories,
  • nomenclature,
  • health technology assessment,
  • management, and
  • biomedical engineering resources.

The document can be downloaded from our library

Source: World Health Organization (WHO)