PROCUREMENT and BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Procurement and Biomedical wing is established for the transparent procurement of Biomedical Equipment and Drugs for the effective implementation of various projects /programs under NHM.

The functions includes

  • Procurement of equipment and drugs through M/s Kerala Medical Services Corporation Ltd.
  • Preparation of inventory of equipment
  • Supportive supervision at institution level to reduce equipment breakdowns
  • Identifying idling of hospital equipment for reallocation to needy institutions
  • Providing assistance to Medical officers in charge of the institutions for arranging repairs and maintenance of Biomedical Equipment.
  • Procurement and Biomedical wing renders assistance to Government hospitals on technical and administrative issues related to procurement and maintenance of equipment.
  • During 2014-15 a detailed equipment mapping was done, with the in-house facilities and available human resources, in all the Government Hospitals and Medical Institutions under the Kerala Health Services Department.