Hong Kong’s Department of Health has announced that a pilot run of new requirements on the procurement of Medical Devices (MD) by the Department of Health (DH) has been implemented with effect from 1st October 2022. Under this pilot run, certain MD (including, condoms, lubricants of Class II or above*, blood glucose meters and blood glucose strips) being purchased for use in the service of DH should preferably be listed under the Medical Device Administrative Control System (MDACS). Through the experience gained from the pilot run scheme; the Department of Health will include more Medical Devices into the scheme in the future.
Traders, who are interested to submit bid / quotation / tender for the supply of the above Medical Devices for the Department of Health Services, are being encouraged to apply their relevant Medical Devices for listing under MDACS as soon as possible. If there are more than one lowest confirming offer offering the same price, preference will be given to the Medical Devices offered which are listed under the MDACS.
For details of the procurement requirements, the invitation document will be issued by the respective procuring services of the Department of Health. The following link can be visited by traders explaining more regarding tenders (https://www.dh.gov.hk/english/tender/tender.html) and the inclusion of the Department of Health Supplier Lists: (https://www.dh.gov.hk/english/tender/inclusion_supplier_lists.html).
*Notes: According to the classification rules of medical devices under MDACS.
Hong Kong’s Department of Health has been implementing the pilot run of a new requirement on the procurement of medical devices since 1st October 2022. That is, on 3rd January 2023, the list of certain medical devices for the pilot run has been updated to now also including auditory evoked potential systems.