Home / Healthcare / Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry holds 2nd annual AGM

Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry holds 2nd annual AGM


Comments / 532 Views / Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:05


18-06

The Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry, established in 2015, held its second Annual General Meeting on Friday, 9 December. The event was graced by the Chief Guest, Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and the Guest of Honour, National Medicines Drug Regulatory Authority (NMRA) Chairman Professor Asitha De Silva. The event was attended by the key stakeholders from the Ministry of Health, National Medicines Drug Regulatory Authority, State Pharmaceutical Corporation, and Biomedical Engineering Services.

Speaking at the AGM SLCMDI President T. Sayandhan said, “The Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry is a regulated, equal opportunity and ethical industry that pursues to create lasting solutions for the healthcare needs of the nation.”

Drifting away from the Sri Lanka Chamber of Pharmaceutical Industry, the Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry (SLCMDI) was formed with the intention of specifically representing the fast-growinginnovative industry of medical devices and equipment and addressing their own issues. Now functioning with 40 members, with the potential of 70 member in the industry the chamber focuses on earning and maintaining the trust and loyalty of the specialist, officials and regulators, patients, members and society at large by appointing four subcommittees, namely Regulatory, Suppliers, Membership and PR subcommittee which committees achieved its planned milestones in the year 2016. 

 


Share This Article


COMMENTS

Today's Columnists

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Whence, where and whither

28 March 2017

“Gotabaya can build a new urbanised technocratic civilisation which is the 21st century equivalent of the magnificent civilisations that this island once built; civilisations that put us ahead of the rest of South Asia, until the Tamil invad...


Sri Lankan housewife further challenged

28 March 2017

    Whilst Sri Lanka at the macro end is grappling to pay the $ 15 billion debt in the next four years, private sector and civil society is pressuring the Government to bring in structured reforms and stronger governance ...


A robust society?

28 March 2017

  By Susil Sirivardana Thinking about the lives of two exceptionally robust individuals, who passed away recently, led me to ask the question, were we not a robust society at one time, which we are not certainly in present ...


Education is not a commodity: but it is and it should be negotiable

27 March 2017

Students claim that education is not a commodity ‘Education is not a commodity’ has been a popular view almost universally held by Sri Lanka’s student community in higher learning institutions. For them, it is non...


Columnists More