The Coalition has issued a statement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging the Western Hemisphere’s medical technology industry associations to maintain and promote high standards of ethics and integrity set forth in the Bogota Principles.
The Americas Business Dialogue (ABD) issued these policy recommendations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, including a call to maintain the highest standards of ethics, transparency and integrity. The recommendations also call upon stakeholders to strengthen their coordination in adherence with the Coalition’s Bogota Principles.
The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) issued this press release following the recent conclusion of the VIII Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru on April 14.
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Bogotá, Colombia – The Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) announced today it has formally launched an inter-American coalition on ethical business practices in the medical technology sector.
AdvaMed and ALDIMED, the Latin American medical technology association, convened an organizational meeting of regional medtech associations to formally launch the coalition. The group – which thus far includes medtech associations in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, the United States, and Venezuela – seeks to create and endorse “Bogotá Principles” for ethical behavior, harmonizing and implementing medtech codes of ethics across the Americas under a mutual work plan. The coalition will also welcome other leading health system stakeholders into its efforts.
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