MoU for development of electro-medical equipment signed

By: News Desk      Published: 03:43 PM, 11 Jun, 2020
MoU for development of electro-medical equipment signed

The signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding indigenous development of electro-medical devices between Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Health was held at National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) on Thursday.

Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry, SAPM Dr Zafar Mirza, Chairman PEC and CEO DRAP were present on the occasion.

The framework under this mechanism would spark off innovation and local engineering solution in this field and will improve healthcare facilities.

This initiative of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination will open way forward for the innovators to invest in multiple electro-medical equipments in Pakistan.

Electro-medical devices are being regulated by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan. Currently, 15 ventilators are in various phases of trials. Machine trials of four ventilators by PEC will be completed by the end of the current week.