Medical Devices Procurement Conference

29 May 2018

THEME:

Procurement by Africa for Africa

KEY TOPICS

  • Technology and the procurement of medical devices
  • Ethical medical device procurement
  • Medical device regulations and how they impact procurement

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:

  • Discover quality & cost effective procurement strategies that will increase savings within your healthcare institution
  • Explore new technology, initiatives and opportunities supporting the procurement of medical devices within Africa 
  • Assess value based procurement and understand how to implement a value based procurement framework that will maximize clinical, economic and ethical value in your organisation
  • Evaluate the how to maintain ethical best practice in medical device procurement to improve efficiency and quality of care 
  • Identify and evaluate new medical device procurement regulations to ensure your organisation’s compliance 

 

In partnership with:

AGENDA: DAY 1 – Tuesday, 29 May 2018

09:30

Opening remarks

Glaudina Loots

SESSION 1: TECHNOLOGY AND THE PROCUREMENT OF MEDICAL DEVICES

Moderator: Anton Coetzee’

09:40

Western cape health and biotech industries

Bianca Mphalaza Schiff

10:00

Incorporating digital disruption into the medical devices market and the opportunity for digitisation within national healthcare

Valter Adão

10:20

Department of Health’s National Health Insurance developments for the procurement of medical devices

Dr Anban Pillay

10:40

Strategic health innovations partnerships – support for local innovation and improving the local economy

Prof Richard Gordon

11:00

Technology and the procurement of medical devices: Interactive Q&A

Bianca Mphalaza Schiff
Valter Adão
Prof Richard Gordon

11:20

Networking Lunch Break


SESSION 2: ETHICAL MEDICAL DEVICE PROCUREMENT

Moderator: Lindsay Curran

12:50

Medical device code of ethical, marketing and business practice and how it aligns with value based procurement

Tanya Vogt

13:10

Ethical procurement practices that ensure best practice

Serge Heijnen

13:30

Transversal tenders: challenges and opportunities

Salome Mwaura

13:50

Identifying the potential, and overcoming the challenges, concerning private procurement

Anita Hamilton

14:10

Ethical medical device procurement: Interactive Q & A

Tanya Vogt
Serge Heijnen
Salome Mwaura
Anita Hamilton

14:25

Networking coffee break


SESSION 3: MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATIONS AND HOW THEY IMPACT PROCUREMENT

Moderator: Melanie Kuster

16:10

Impact of new South African legislation on public and private procurement of medical devices

Simone Rudolph Shortt

16:30

Holistic review of the African regulatory landscape

Avanthi Bester

16:50

Closing remarks

Reiner Gabler

17:00

End of conference

In partnership with:

 

CO-CHAIRS:

  • Anton Coetzee’, Outgoing MDMSA Chairperson, Medical Device Manufacturers Association of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Simone Rudolph Shortt, Consultant Pharmacist, Technical and Regulatory Consultant, Rudolph-Shortt Consultancy, Durban, South Africa 
  • Glaudina Loots, Director: Health Innovation, Department of Science and Technology, Government of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa 

SPEAKERS:

 
  • Dr Anbay Pillay, Executive Director, Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Anita Hamilton, General Manager Procurement Services, Netcare, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Avanthi Bester, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Becton Dickinson, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Bianca Mphalaza Schiff, Director, Department of Economic Development and Tourism, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Lindsay Curran, Managing Director, VIVA Medical, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Melanie Kuster, Regulatory Manager, SteriTech, Durban, South Africa
  • Reiner Gabler Vice Chairperson, Medical Device Manufacturers Association of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Prof Richard Gordon, Executive Director, Grants, Innovation and Product Development, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Salome Mwaura, Treasurer, Senior Medical Engineering Technologist, Association of Medical Engineering of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Serge Heijnen, Director, Programs and Innovation, I+ Solutions, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Tanya Vogt, Executive Officer, The South African Medical Technology Industry Association, Randburg, South Africa
  • Valter Adão, Lead Director/Partner, Deloitte Digital Africa, Innovation Leader, Deloitte, Johannesburg, South Africa