WHO medical devices technical series
by Adriana Velazquez Berumen, Steffen Groth, Gilles Forte et al.
World Health Organization, 2017
The Global Atlas of Medical Devices offers a new perspective on the global status of national medical device policies and the availability of medical device information, regulations, assessments, procurement and donation guidelines, as well as the density of high cost medical equipment and guidance documents available at country level. The aim of this publication is to raise awareness and bring evidence of the indispensable safe and good use of appropriate, affordable and quality medical devices in health care delivery to achieve better health outcomes.