Medical Device Procurement Conference

30 May 2019


Gallagher Convention Centre


Overview:

Back by popular demand, the Medical Device Procurement conference will take place at the 8th Africa Health!

Put together in partnership with the professional expertise of the Medical Device Manufacturers Association of South Africa (MDMSA), the concise one-day educational programme serves as the premier platform for engagement between all senior stakeholders engaged in healthcare procurement, across the African region.

By providing a comprehensive review of the latest challenges, trends and developments in this ever-evolving field, delegates will partake in never before had discussions and leave equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge of procurement best practice. This conference will ultimately provide healthcare professionals with novel skills that radically improve the return of investment on all purchased medical devices.

Theme: African Procurement: through the looking glass

What’s new?

  • New international and regional expert speakers
  • All new topical sessions including: quality management, procurement principles & processes, industrial procurement and e-procurement
  • Procurement principles & processes: regional and international perspectives
  • Ethical considerations
  • Quality management
  • Industrial procurement
  • Medical Device Regulation
  • E-Procurement
  • Identify strategies and processes that support value-based procurement and encourage high ROI
  • Consider the role of e-procurement and evaluate the parameters that it presents in improving the efficiency and productivity of your procurement
  • Explore how to ensure quality, and identify the latest medical device procurement regulations to ensure your organisation’s compliance
  • Discover how to remain ethical in the unethical healthcare procurement playground
Chair:
  • Anton Coetzee’, Outgoing MDMSA Chairperson, Medical Device Manufacturers Association of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Organising 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
  • Melanie Kuster, Regulatory Manager, SteriTech, Durban, South Africa