The Biomedical Engineering unit is responsible for management and maintenance of medical and non-medical equipment and physical infrastructure maintenance/ rehabilitation of health facilities.
vOutreach schedule maintenance program (ongoing)
vMedical and non medical equipment maintenance service contracts have been awarded for 2015/16. Servicing of medical and non medical equipment ( on going)
vSecuring a Consultant for the development of Inventory Management Software through the HIV / Aids and TB project. Work commenced in October, 2014.
vWorkshop (training) for Biomed staff on Inventory Management Software
vProcurement of physical infrastructure maintenance materials and stores items (consumables) for health facilities
vTraining of maintenance technicians. Most of the Technicians have to go for External training on Clinical / Biomedical Engineering to meet the ever changing technology and complexity of medical devices, as government is focussing on strengthening the health sector.
vCapacity (HR): Physical infrastructure maintenance team (Artisans) -There is a need to have a team of Artisans per region; this will meet the strategic objective to decentralize Biomedical Engineering Unit to all the regions.