Medical devices on sale are accurate

Abu Dhabi: At least 93 per cent of thermometers available for sale in Abu Dhabi emirate are accurate, a series of inspections has revealed.

The inspections, carried out by the emirate’s quality regulator, the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC), also found that 95 per cent of blood pressure monitors and 98 per cent of syringes are accurate.

The checks on medical devices ensure that they are safe for use by both individuals and medical facilities, and have been carried out in collaboration with health sector regulator, the Abu Dhabi Department of Health.


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