Regulation of the Department of Health
Starting in 2004, the Department of Health – the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) has introduced a phased implementation of the Medical Device Administrative System and has set strict guidelines to monitor the supply and use of medical devices in Hong Kong.
To ensure the safety of the public, the system includes:
The following websites have been set up by the Department of Health to enable the public to check the suppliers of medical devices currently listed in the Department of Health.
Importer’s List: http://search.mdco.gov.hk/english/sd/sd_li/sd_li.php
List of Local Leaders: http://search.mdco.gov.hk/english/sd/sd_lrp/sd_lrp.php
Notification by the Department of Health of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the purchase of medical equipment: http://www.mdco.gov.hk/english/emp/emp_gp/files/eng_w3c.pdf