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CENETEC and IFMBE-CED’s Collaboration Referred in Mexico’s Ministry of Health Report

CENETEC and IFMBE-CED’s Collaboration Referred in Mexico’s Ministry of Health Report

The Mexican National Center for Technological Excellence in Healthcare (CENETEC) has collaborated with IFMBE Clinical Engineering Division (CED) to seek safety enhancement in the Mexican healthcare sector. 

Contribute to WHO Decommissioning of Medical Devices Guideline

Contribute to WHO Decommissioning of Medical Devices Guideline

Our collaborating center for HTM is assisting WHO and partners to publish a guideline on Decommissioning of Medical Devices both single use and reusable devices. The purpose of this document is to provide a flow chart and set of guiding principles to standardize the decommissioning process of medical devices. These guidelines will be included in the WHO Medical Devices series of reference documents covering the health technology lifecycle, policy and regulations.

WHO Medical Devices Newsletter, May 2019

WHO Medical Devices Newsletter, May 2019

Here is the latest information shared by WHO's Adriana Velázquez regarding Medical Devices and the World Health Organization. May, 2019 Edition

Australian Clinical Engineering Development Workshop

Australian Clinical Engineering Development Workshop

Clinical Engineers have been professionally active in Australia for many years, with the National Panel on Clinical Engineering being the predominant group leading the discipline. Comprising prominent CE’s from around the country this Panel has always had a strong focus on developing the profession and people within it.

Clinical Engineering Global Performance Indicators

Clinical Engineering Global Performance Indicators

In my earlier April 15, 2019 Blog, I noted that the World Health Organization (WHO) states that “trained and qualified biomedical engineering professionals are required to design, evaluate, regulate, maintain and manage medical devices, and train on their safe use in health systems around the world.1

My CE 'Aha Moment'

My CE 'Aha Moment'

I was 35, a Clinical Engineer (CE) for 6 years, and in the midst of discovering my professional identify when my ‘aha moment’ came.  When did yours come, or has it yet?  A life-changing experience … where did mine happen? The year was 1985 in Asunción, Paraguay. Why there, and why then? For that, we need background. 

Global Clinical Engineering Journal - the Inaugural Issue!

Global Clinical Engineering Journal - the Inaugural Issue!

If you have ever had the good fortune to experience the moment a child is born, then you know that it transforms life as you know it. If you have not experienced this magnificent moment yet, I do hope that one day soon, you will. It is hard to put such a feeling into words, but it is a glorious moment, especially when the newborn is part of your own family.

IFMBE CED: What is it today and why is it important to you?

IFMBE CED: What is it today and why is it important to you?

IFMBE CED: A Federation of global Clinical Engineering (CE) national societies … a resource for Clinical and Biomedical Engineers around the globe, continually growing, see http://cedglobal.org/ and the new CED website at http://ced.ifmbe.org/

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