medtecheurope.org - 25 March 2020
We welcome the announced intention of the European Commission to propose the postponement of the date of application for the Medical Devices Regulation by 12 months, and we also welcome the support that the European Parliament has expressed for this.
The government has earmarked more than 15 billion forints (EUR 43m) for the purchase of additional medical equipment as part of protection measures against the novel coronavirus epidemic in Hungary.
hungarytoday.hu - 25 March 2020
medtecheurope.org - 23 March 2020
The medical technology industry is fully engaged with all other healthcare stakeholders in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak, one of the worst pandemics in the past 100 years. The industry is working relentlessly to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs), diagnostics, respiratory devices and other critical medical equipment to patients, healthcare workers, and hospitals on the COVID19 frontline.
hungarytoday.hu - 17 03 2020
Researchers at the national security lab of Hungary’s National Centre for Public Health (NNK) have become the first in the country to successfully isolate the new coronavirus that causes the Covid-19 disease, the chief medical officer said on Tuesday.
medtecheurope.org - 10 March 2020
MedTech Europe, the European trade association for the medical technology industry, calls on the European Commission and EU Member States to remove any barrier undermining the industry’s capacity to help manage the current unprecedented public health emergency.