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

1. “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.
> Link to electronic publication
> Slide Presentation

2. “Defining the Medical Imaging Requirements for a Health Station”
ICMP 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil
> Program
> Slide Presentation

3. “Telemedicine for Developing Countries”
WC 2012, Beijing, China
> Program

4. “Digital Imaging X-Ray Detectors: Historical Perspectives, Current Capabilities, Future Promises”
ICMP 2013, Brighton, UK
> Program
> Link to Abstracts
> Slide Presentation

5. “Disaster Preparedness for Health Technology Managers”
2nd WHO Global Forum on Medical Devices, Geneva, 2013
> Program
> Link to Abstracts
> Slide Presentation

6. “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
> Program
> Link to Abstracts
> Slide Presentation
      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

7. “Radiological Equipment Maintenance Issues”
MBEC2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2014
Agenda
> 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

8. “Disaster Preparedness Program for Health Facility’s Technology Managers”

MBEC2014, Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2014
> Agenda
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

9. 2015 June Report of HTTG to IUPESM Administrative Council 

10. 2015 June Minutes of HTTG Meeting 

Other Presentations & Publications

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Health & Technology Journal

Health and Technology is jointly published by Springer and the IUPESM in cooperation with the World Health Organization.
>> Link to Journal Site

International Council for Science

IUPESM is affiliated to the International Council for Science (ICSU).
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Dr Dov Jaron is IUPESM's representative at the ICSU.

>>View Dr Jaron's presentation made at the IUPESM General Assembly (June 2012)