Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed)
The Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed) was founded in 2014 to represent manufacturers and suppliers of medical equipment, devices and in vitro diagnostics, industry associations and other key stakeholders associated with the medical technology industry in Asia Pacific.
Headquartered in Singapore, APACMed is the first and only regional association to provide a unified voice for the medical technology industry in Asia Pacific. APACMed works proactively with bilateral, regional and local government bodies to shape policies, demonstrate the value of innovation and promote regulatory harmonization. It engages with medical device associations and companies in Asia Pacific to jointly advance regional issues, code of ethics and share best practices. APACMed is host to the annual Asia Pacific MedTech Forum.
Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AI-MED)
The Association of Indian Manufacturers of Medical Devices (AI-MED) represents the interests of over 700 Manufacturers of consumables, disposables and diagnostics equipment. The presence of AI-MED allows the Government to access a single point of contact and provide various services to the manufacturers, such as those relating to policy issues, medical device regulations, education and training, quality certification, government funding for R&D, encouraging innovations, improve clinician and patient access to the modern, innovative and reliable medical device technologies through organizing meeting, seminars, symposia, exhibitions and demonstrations and also, to promote global harmonization of Indian device industry.
Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA)
The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is the national voice for public healthcare in Australia. AHHA undertakes research and advocacy, provides consulting and training services and works towards a vision of an effective, innovative and sustainable health system where all Australians have equitable access to healthcare of the highest standard when and where they need it. In October 2018, AHHA will bring together hospital and health service leaders in Brisbane, Australia for the 42nd World Hospital Congress and you are invited to join them for discussions on best practice in hospital and healthcare management and delivery of services. While Australia is known around the world for golden beaches, amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery, it is also a land of invention and innovation. Technological innovations including the electronic pacemaker, disposable syringe, ultrasound, cochlear implant, spray on skin and cervical cancer vaccine were all developed in Australia. Likewise Australia has also pioneered health service delivery including through our famous Royal Flying Doctor Service and through fully digital hospitals. This innovation and more will be on show along with broad global discussions about the future of innovative health service delivery, integrated health care and delivering quality health services in rural and remote areas.