Clinical & Biomedical Engineering Conference

Monday, 25 October | Online

Theme: Better together: BME, CE and HTA as co-enablers of optimised health technology impact

Online: 25-29 October 2021 | from your office or home

Clinical & Biomedical Engineering Conference

(3 Clinical Points)


Carefully developed under the theme of “optimising healthcare delivery through clinical and biomedical engineering excellence” this CPD educational agenda will provide a comprehensive review of the latest challenges, trends and developments concerning healthcare technology.   

Attend to engage with industry leaders as they share novel insight on pragmatic, yet effective, strategy to improve purchase ROI, through better planning and management of healthcare technology across the lifecycle of a healthcare facility.    

Organising committee

Mladen Poluta, Board Member, Clinical Engineering Division, International Federation for Medical
& Biological Engineering (IFMBE);
Founders Council, Global Clinical Engineering Alliance (GCEA); Executive Committee, South African Health Technology
Assessment Society (SAHTAS), Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Sudesh Sivarasu, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering Division, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University
of Cape Town;
Executive Committee Lead, Biomedical Engineering Society of South Africa (BESSA), Cape Town, South Africa

Scientific committee:

Prof Andre Mboule, International Consultant; Associate Professor & Health Training Expert, Mboule Consulting, Yaoundé, Cameroon 

Anna Worm, Expert & Independent Advisor on Biomedical Equipment challenges in developing countries, Anna Worm Ltd, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France  

Ashenafi HusseinPresident, Ethiopian Society of Biomedical Engineers and TechnologistsChairperson, IFMBE working Group on Africa ActivityAddis Ababa, Ethiopia   

Debjani Mueller, Secretary, SAHTAS; Board Member, HTAi & ISPOR SA Chapter; Researcher, Department of Public Health Medicine, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa 

Mário Forjaz Secca, Medical Devices Consultant, WHO; Associate Professor of Biophysics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Medical Physicist; Clinical Engineer, Central Hospital, Maputo, Mozambique 

Shauna MullallyBiomedical Engineer & Consultant, Ontario, Canada 

Prof S. Yunkap Kwankam, Executive Director, International Society for Telemedicine and eHealth (ISfTeH); CEO, Global eHealth Consultants; Chairman, TelenetHealth International, Lisbon, Portugal 

Key topics:

  • The MeDevIS Platform: WHO’s integrated Medical Device Information System
  • Optimisation of medical device innovation, acquisition, and utilisation as a sine qua non for Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
  • Complementary roles of biomedical engineering, clinical engineering, and health technology assessment

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss the emergence of eHealth and the related opportunities and challenges
  • Assess the role of Health Technology Assessment (HTA) in supporting innovation in healthcare
  • Evaluate the complementary roles of biomedical engineering, clinical engineering, and health technology assessment

Download Clinical & Biomedical Engineering Conference Brochure

Online: 25-29 October 2021

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