we are now past mid 2020 and with huge concerns on the 3 million cases of COVID-19 and half a million that have lost their lives to this deadly virus…
we need to continue to work together in the most effective and impactful way.
This month the newsletter has 3 sections organized by:
1. Information and guidance;
2. Action requested
3. Open vacancies or consultations.
| 1. For your information: technical specifications for procurement of medical equipment
1. This week new technical specifications for the following medical devices for clinical management of COVID patients, have been published
The List of Priority Medical Devices for COVID, describes the medical devices, the purpose and the settings where it can be used.
2. The updated information on the PPE ,
3. On in vitro diagnostics,
4. On the role of imaging diagnostics,
5. On the use of masks,
2nd Welcome your action:
2.1 Biomedical equipment inventory tool to help find the needs of biomedical equipment to manage COVID-19 in your facility.
2.2 Update your country’s information for the Global Atlas on medical devices, so that the information is actual
Training and learning,
https://openwho.org/ offers free multiple courses in different languages. Latest ones:
3rd new vacancies or consultations open for Biomedical engineers in WHO
In support of the Supply Department, the selected Consultant will be expected to complete the technical evaluation of medical devices [ITB-2019-LTA-BP-017-Medical Devices, ITB-2019-LTA-BP-016-WHO Cholera 2020 Kit and ITB-2020-LTA-BP-032-WHO Collection Testing and Transfusion kit 2020 (CTT-2020)] in reply to international tender processes.
Consultants for 3 projects:
For Biomedical/ Clinical engineer with more than 5 years’ experience, excellent English. Desirable: postgraduate degree and experience working in hospitals, databases, and knowledge of clinical settings and interventions.
Please send CV, ONLY if comply with request, to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 22 July, 2020. These interested candidates can be selected for other future consultations required related to the above-mentioned.