Table 1

All reviewed texts from government, academic colleges, WHO and World Bank publications and NGOs

AuthorYear
National government guidelines
 Policy and procedures guidelines for gifts and donations to the Ministry of Health of JamaicaMinistry of Health, Jamaica2014
 Donation policy for medical equipmentMinistry of Health Fiji2012
 Medical equipment donation directiveEthiopian Food, Medicine and Healthcare Administration and Control Authority2012
 National comprehensive study on the associated risks, donation and disposal of used medical devices in the Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaKingdom of Saudi Arabia, Food and Drug Authority, Medical Devices Sector2011
 Guidelines for equipment donation schemeMedical Council of India2010
 Guidelines for the donation of medicines, medical supplies and equipment to Sierra LeoneGovernment of Sierra Leone Ministry of Health and Sanitation2004
 Guidelines on medical equipment donationTransitional Islamic Government of Afghanistan, Ministry of Health, Healthcare and Promotion Department2003
 Guidelines for medical equipment, spare parts, and maintenance services donationPalestinian National Authority
Academic colleges
 Guidelines for medical equipment donationAmerican College of Clinical Engineering1995
 Medical Equipment Maintenance Project for the Pacific guidelines for the donation of medical to Pacific Island CountriesRoyal Australasian College of Surgeons and AusAID
WHO and World Bank publications
 Local production and technology transfer to increase access to medical devices: addressing the barriers and challenges in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO, 2012:17.WHO2012
 Local production and technology transfer to increase access to medical devices: addressing the barriers and challenges in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO, 2012:17.WHO2012
 Medical device donations: considerations for solicitation and provision. Geneva, Switzerland: WHO, 2011.WHO2011
 Compendium of new and emerging health technologiesWHO2011
 Medical device donations: considerations for solicitation and provision WHO medical device technical seriesWHO2011
 Compendium of new and emerging health technologiesWHO2011
 Medical device donations: considerations for solicitation and provision WHO medical device technical seriesWHO2011
 Medical devices: managing the mismatchWHO2010
 Barriers to innovation in the field of medical devicesWHO2010
 The World Bank. HNP Brief #8: an overview of medical device policy and regulation. Washington DC: The World BankWorld Bank2007
 Medical device regulations global overview and guiding principlesWHO2003
 Guidelines for healthcare equipment donationsWHO2000
NGOs
 PQMD guidelines for quality of medical product donationsPartnership for Quality Medical Donation2016
 SOS donation guidelinesSupplies Overseas2015
 Guidelines for donating medical equipment and supplies to low-income countriesSt. Joseph’s Health System2015
 CHA medical surplus donation study: how effective donation can relieve human sufferingCatholic Health Association2011
 Making it work: a toolkit for medical equipment donations to low-resource settingsTropical Health Education Trust2008
 Used equipment donations programmeInternational Organisation for Medical Physics2006
 SSCSIP Biomedical Meeting for PICs generic donation policySSCSIP
 Guidelines on medical equipment donationThe Pharmaceutical Programme—WCC and CISS
 The eye care equipment minute—best practices for medical equipment donationsCybersight
 Guidelines on medical equipment donationA Publication of the Pharmaceutical Programme—WCC and CISS
 General donation and medical equipment guidelinesEvangelism Through Medicine
  • CISS, Community Initiatives Support Services; NGO, non-governmental organisation; WCC, World Council of Churches.