Mecomed MEAT Value-Based Procurement workshop

Posted on 29.06.2017

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MedTech Europe was represented at the workshop organised by Mecomed – the medical devices, imaging and diagnostics trade association for the Middle East and North Africa – to provide an insight into the Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT) Value-Based Procurement (VBP) project.

The event took place on 12 June in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, and was attended by 28 Mecomed members alongside 2 hospital procurers.

Find more details here.

MTE’s Director for Market Access and Economic Policies, Yves Verboven, held the role of trainer. The training was based on the updated version of the MEAT tool and guidelines, enabling participants to explore the VBP background and principles and to experiment with the MEAT tool.

The workshop generated significant interest, all participants committing to engage within their companies and with healthcare stakeholders in the MENA region as MEAT VBP ambassadors. Moreover, one of the leading hospitals in Saudi Arabia is currently considering engaging as a pilot experimenter and assessing the tool.

Find photos from the event here.

The event marked MedTech Week 2017, which was held between 19 and 23 June.