The 3rd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices will take place on 10–12 May 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland, in the Centre International de Conférences Genève. It will include: plenary, panels, parallel sessions, workshops, exhibition and poster sessions.
The objectives of the meeting are:
To define methods of increasing access to priority medical devices under Universal Health Coverage in compliance with the Sustainable Development Goals
To share evidence of best practices in regulating, assessment and management of medical devices
To demonstrate development and use of innovative appropriate affordable technologies to respond to global health priorities
To share WHO tools and guidelines on medical devices for better implementation
To present the outcomes of the implementation of the World Health Assembly resolutions on medical devices and the EMP strategy for 2030