The Ministry of Health of Oman organised their first Medical Devices Regulatory Workshop in Muscat on 7th November 2018.
The workshop was held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saif Al-Hosni, MOH Undersecretary for Health Affairs in the presence of H.E. Dr. Akjemal Magtymova, Representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) to the Sultanate.
The workshop gathered around 100 participants from the engineers and technicians of medical equipment, nurses, pharmacists and other institutions working in manufacturing, importing and selling the medical devices and equipment. Included in the speakers, Dr. Nazeeh Al Othmany, WHO Consultant for Medical Devices gave a lecture about medical device regulations and Mark Wasmuth, CEO of GMDN Agency, provided information on the Global Medical Device Nomenclature System (GMDN). More information about the event can be found on the MOH website at https://www.moh.gov.om/en/-/---860