WHO launches platform to enhance access to medical devices

WHO launches platform to enhance access to medical devices

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched the Medical Devices Information System (MeDevIS), an open-access online platform to streamline global access to medical technologies and devices. MeDevIS is created to assist governments, regulators and users in making informed decisions about the selection, procurement, and usage of medical devices. The offering encompasses 2,301 medical device types for a wide array of health issues, including reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health, as well as non-communicable and infectious diseases such as Covid-19. With …