Global atlas of medical devices - 2014
El Salvador
Country indicators
Population (000s)*
6’340
Internet users (%)γ
23.1%
Life expectancy at birth
(years)α
Per capita total health
expenditure (PPP Int $)δ
72
475
World Bank income groupβ
GNI per capita (US$)ε
Lowermiddle
3’720
National policy on health technology
Health technology (medical device) national policy: No
Web site: —
Language(s): —
MOH responsible for health technology policy implementation: —
Regulatory agency
Authority responsible for implementing and enforcing regulations in your country: Yes
Name of principal institution: Director de Regulación y Legislación en Salud - Ministerio de Salud
Web site: —
Contact: Dr Victor Odmaro Rivera Martínez
Telephone number: —
Email: [email protected]
National health technology assessment unit
Unit/department: —
Web site: —
Contact: —
Email: —
National health technology management units
National health technology unit(s): Yes
Development of technical specifications for procurement process:
Unit/department: Departamento de Mantenimiento General
Web site: —
Contact: Noel Ayala
E mail: [email protected]
Other: Regulación de fuentes emisores de radiaciones ionizantes/Application/user training
Unit/department: Unidad Nacional de Radiaciones Ionizantes
Web site: —
Contact: Carolina de Rivera
Email: —
Other: Planning/Adquisition/Technical Specifications of medical equipment
Unit/department: Dirección de Desarrollo de Infraestructura Sanitaria a través de la Unidad de Proyectos
Web site: N/D
Contact: Luis Escobar
Email: [email protected]
Medical device nomenclature system
Official nomenclature system for medical devices: Yes Type: Nationally developed Use: For procurement
Nomenclature system name: Catalogue of medical equipment. Web site: —
Medical device incorporation
Procurement
Policy or guideline: No
Web site: —
National level procurement: No
Web site: —
Medical device incorporation commentsλ:
—
Donations
Policy or guideline: No
Web site:—
Technical specifications
Technical specifications to support procurement or donations: Yes,
but not publically available
Web site: —
http://www.who.int/medical_devices
Global atlas of medical devices - 2014
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Inventory and maintenance
Type of inventories available: National inventory only for high cost technologies (such as MRI, CT or PET scanners)
Comments: Para el control de equipos con fuente de radiaciones ionizantes, la Dirección de Regulación a través de
la UNRA tienen el inventario de los equipos como TC, Rayos X, Angiografía, Gamma Cámara, etc. Autorizados a nivel
nacional en la actualidad, se remitirá el listado actualizado a la fecha posteriormente a la OMS
Medical equipment management unit: Yes
National level = 3
Regional level = 5
Hospital level = 30
Management software: No
Software and commentsλ: —
Lists of medical devices
Lists
of approved medical devices for public procurement or reimbursement:
Lists available: No
Unit: —
Web site: —
National lists
of medical devices for different types of healthcare facilities
or specific procedures:
Lists available: For different healthcare facilities and
specific procedures
Web site - facilities: http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/norma/Norma_diseno_y_
equipamiento_casas_salud.pdf
Web site - proceduresλ:: http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/norma/Norma_
radiologia_diagnostica.pdf ; http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/norma/Norma_
fuentes_radiactivas_braquiterapia.pdf...
National list
Lists commentsλ:
Recommended lists: Norma
técnica para el diseño y
equipamiento de Casas de
Salud. Available lists for
for communicable and non
communicable diseases, injuries,
and public health emergency
situations (available at www.salud.
gob.sv)
for diseases and situations:
Lists available: One or more
Web siteλ:: http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/guia/Guia_edan_salud.pdf; http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/guia/
Guia_servicios_atencion_prehospitalaria.pdf; http://asp.salud.gob.sv/regulacion/pdf/guia/Guia_atencion_influenza_....
Types:
Communicable
x
diseases
Non-communicable
diseases
Healthcare facility
Health post
Health centre
District hospital
Provincial hospital
Regional hospital
Medical equipment
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Computerized Tomography Scanner
Positron Emission Tomography Scanner
Nuclear medicine
Mammograph*
Linear accelerator
Telecobalt unit (Cobalt-60)
Radiotherapy
x
Injuries
Public health
emergency situations
x
x
Density per
100,000 population
Public sector
Private sector
Total
624
n/a
624
9.842
3
n/a
3
0.047
25
n/a
25
0.394
2
n/a
2
0.032
3
n/a
3
0.047
Public sector
Private sector
Total
Density per
1,000,000 population
2
5
7
1.104
10
20
30
4.732
0
0
0
0.000
3
3
6
0.946
10
20
30
69.990
1
1
2
0.315
4
1
5
0.789
5
2
7
1.104
* Density per 1,000,000 females aged from 50-69 old.
Additional information and commentsλ:
Las respuestas aportadas corresponden exclusivamente a la información disponible en la Unidad de Proyectos del
Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social. Agradecemos permitirnos participar de tan importante encuesta que...
Contacts
Focal point
Name: Luis Alberto Escobar Alfaro
Position title: Jefe Unidad de Proyectos
Department: Unidad de Proyectos
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (+503) 2591-7086
Postal address: Calle Arce No. 827, San Salvador.
*
α
β
γ
UNPD as of 1 July 2012 (2013 update)
WHO 2012 data
WB 2014 classification
WB 2013 data (2014 update)
WHO representive:
Name: Dr José Ruales
Email: [email protected]
WHO health products focal point:
Name: Gerardo Alfaro
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (+503) 25119510
δ WHO 2012 data
ε WB 2013 (2014 update)
n/a not applicable
λ The full text can be found at www.who.int/medical_devices/countries/full_text.xls
http://www.who.int/medical_devices
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