Strengthening Diagnostics Capacity – How to put it into practice?

22 May 2023, Geneva

The Global Medical Technology Alliance (GMTA) and the Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT and Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) cordially invite you to an informal breakfast on the sidelines of the 76th World Health Assembly.  

Representatives  from the World Health Organisation, healthcare professionals, and industry representatives  will discuss collaborative approaches and actions  that are needed to implement the proposed resolution on “Strengthening diagnostics capacity“.

Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to info(at)


08h30   Welcome

08h40   Keynote introducing the WHA resolution - Dr Catharina Boehme, WHO Assistant Director-General for external relations and governance (tbc)

09h00   Panel discussion to exchange ideas and actions needed to implement the key elements of the resolution

  • Dr Bernd Ohnesorge, President Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Siemens Healthineers
  • Prof. Dr Guy Frija, Co-Chair ISR Quality and Safety Alliance (ISRQSA), International Society of Radiology
  • Jennifer Healy, Senior Director, Global Health, Abbott
  • Prof. Dr David Heymann, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

09h50   Conclusion    

10h00   Coffee