HTA of MDs
Health Technology Assessment of Medical Devices

HTA is multi-disciplinary field of policy analysis that examines the medical, economic, social and ethical implications of the incremental value, diffusion and use of a health technology in health care.

The term Health Technology refers to application of organised knowledge and skills in the form of devices, medicines, vaccines, procedures and systems developed to solve a health problem and improve quality of life.

Library of Assessments on MDs (1999-2020)

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WHO-UNICEF technical specifications and guidance for oxygen therapy devices

The purpose of this interagency publication is to provide harmonized product specifications for a wide range of products for delivering basic oxygen therapy, and to provide guidance on the selection, procurement, use and maintenance of these products. The specifications and technical guidance are intended to support health facility administrators, clinical decision-makers, procurement officers, planning officers, biomedical […]

WHO technical specifications for oxygen concentrators

The purpose of this guidance document is for the appropriate selection, procurement, utilization and maintenance of oxygen concentrators. This document also focuses on recommendations for the appropriate use and maintenance of oxygen concentrators in an effort to increase the availability, management and quality of oxygen concentrators and, ultimately, to improve health outcomes in LRS. This document […]