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DITTA is the united global industry voice for diagnostic imaging, radiation therapy, healthcare IT, electromedical equipment and radiopharmaceuticals, representing more than 600 medical technology manufacturers, committed to improving health care and patient outcomes.

VISION AND MISSION

Towards Global Transformation of Healthcare

DITTA vision is to build awareness on value added of medical technology in global setting and to work in close partnership/cooperation with public authorities in order to move towards convergence of the regulatory framework at the global level, driving alignment, improving market access, and enhancing the global competitiveness of DITTA membership.

Goals

  • Improve awareness on value added of medical technologies in healthcare settings around the globe.
  • Contribute to efficient policies and regulations that promote innovation for the benefit of both the citizens, patients and healthcare providers.
  • Communicate, cooperate and coordinate with its member associations.
  • Identify topics and trends having global industry impact.
  • Develop and submit joint industry positions towards key partners and stakeholders.
  • Promote ethical conduct and practices.
  • Leverage the benefits of international standards to support smart regulations.
  • Enhance global competitiveness of member companies.
  • Reduce regulatory burden through the harmonisation of regulatory frameworks at international level.
  • Expand market access by removing technical, regulatory and trade barriers and streamlining clearance processes.

LAST UPDATE OVERVIEW

On the Passing of DITTA Vice Chair

Nicole Denjoy

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of DITTA Vice Chair and founding member, Nicole Denjoy.

Since 2005, Nicole has served as the COCIR Secretary General and as a founding member of DITTA, the Global Trade Association representing Medical Imaging, Radiation Therapy and Healthcare IT Industry, in which she has led the DITTA Industry in official relationships with WHO and World Bank since DITTA was granted NGO status. Nicole has been serving as Vice-Chair, recently served as Chair in 2019-2020.

Nicole has been a thought leader in the medical technology industry and she will be greatly missed.

She will be remembered as a fierce advocate for the industry and in the advancement of medical technology to improve patient healthcare.

On behalf of DITTA and its members, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Nicole’s family, her friends, and all the members and staff of COCIR.
 

Masaaki Ohtsuka
DITTA Chair

Patrick Hope
DITTA Vice Chair

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