4th Medical Device Procurement Conference

13 October 2020 | Gallagher Convention Centre

Theme: The value of local medical technology in the changing procurement landscape

13 - 15 October 2020

Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

4th Medical Device Procurement Conference

The Medical Device Manufacturers Association of South Africa (MDMSA) & the Department of Trade and Industry,
South Africa have put together their professional expertise to bring you the 4th edition of the Medical Device Procurement Conference. This concise one-day educational programme serves as the premier platform for engagement between all senior stakeholders engaged in healthcare procurement across the African region.

Focusing on the theme, ‘The value of local medical technology in Universal Health Coverage (UHC)’, the speakers will delve into the potential opportunities that the introduction of UHC presents for healthcare procurement in South Africa. Government representatives and the private sector will have an opportunity to dissect this hot topic and offer solutions for the challenges that lie ahead.


Scientific committee

Simone Rudolph Shortt, Consultant Pharmacist, Technical and Regulatory Consultant, Rudolph-Shortt Consultancy, Durban, South Africa

Lindsay Curran, Managing Director, VIVA Medical, Cape Town, South Africa

Ruwaida Shaikh, Managing Director, Batho Pele Healthcare, Johannesburg, South Africa

Swasthi Soomaroo, Director: Advanced Manufacturing - Trade and Investment South Africa, Department of Trade and Industry, Johannesburg, South Africa


Key topics:

  • How medical device South African regulations secure safe and performing, quality requirement to enable procurement
  • Treasury and transversal contracting of medical devices
  • The range of DTI incentives for local medical technology manufacturers
  • Private healthcare procurement in a changing landscape 

Benefits of attending:

  • Gain insight into the UHC supply chain requirements and challenges
  • Discuss UHC supply chain enablers & mechanisms
  • Understanding the role of government in the UHC supply chain

What’s new?

  • Co-partnership with The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)
  • New organising committee
  • Government and private health speakers!

Who should attend:

  • Hospital management
  • Biomedical/Clinical Engineers
  • Healthcare Technology Specialist
  • Medical Equipment Planners
  • Strategic Sourcing Managers/Directors
  • Procurement Managers/Directors
  • General Managers (procurement services)
  • Finance Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Heads of Procurement
  • C- levels/Chief procurement officers/ CFOs/ COOs
  • Doctors
  • Academia
  • Other healthcare professionals 


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