Health Technology Task Group (HTTG)

The IUPESM has set up a Health Technology Task Group (HTTG) which is intended to assist countries in defining their health technology needs, and identifying and rectifying health system constraints for adequate management and utilization of health technology, particularly through training, capacity building and the development and application of appropriate technology.

Scientific Educational Workshops

Palliative Radiotherapy for Developing Countries
Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics 2008, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Hard Cover Publication:

"Proceedings on the First Workshop on Palliative Radiotherapy in Developing Countries

Allen BJ and Rahman, Vivid Publishing, 2010.

Defining the Medical Imaging Requirements for a Health Station
ICMP 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Telemedicine for Developing Countries
World Congress 2012, Beijing, China
Digital Imaging X-Ray Detectors: Historical Perspectives, Current Capabilities, Future Promises
ICMP 2013, Brighton, UK
Disaster Preparedness for Health Technology Managers
2nd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, 2013
The Role of Key Professionals in Improving Patient Outcome through Technology Life Cycle Management – Medical Physicists, Biomedical Engineers, Clinical Engineers
2nd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, Switzerland, 2013

Human Resources in Technology Life Cycle Management
Sunday 24 November 2013, 14:00-14:45
Session Chair: Dr. Caridad Borrás
Session Co-Chair: Ms. Laura Alejandra Velez

Radiological Equipment Maintenance Issues
MBEC2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2014

Publication:

Caridad Borrás, Saide Jorge Calil, Yadin David, Nicolas E. Pallikarakis and Mario Forjaz Secca.

IUPESM-HTTG Workshop on Radiological Equipment Maintenance Issues.

IFMBE Proceedings CD-Rom Vol 45, p. 926 ff. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Enginering. Dubrovnik, Croatia.

Slide Presentations:

Disaster Preparedness Program for Health Facility’s Technology Managers
MBEC2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2014

Publication:

Yadin David, Caridad Borrás and Fred Hosea.

Disaster Preparedness Program for Health Facility’s Technology Managers.

IFMBE Proceedings CD-Rom Vol 45, p. 1015 ff. 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Enginering. Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2014.

Slide Presentations:

2015 June - Report of HTTG to IUPESM Administrative Council 
2015 June - Minutes of HTTG Meeting 
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