Project Description


EDMA, European Diagnostic Manufacturers Association, is the association currently representing the European in vitro diagnostic industry.

Aims and Challenges

EDMA aims to expand the scope of its activities beyond Europe and wishes to conduct landscape analysis of the global health organisations (e.g. WHO), in particular with regards to the role that a European IVD industry association could play internationally.

Ahimsa’s role

Recommendation on how to set up an International global IVD Association in relation with the main Global Health organizations, based in Geneva with the following deliverables:

  • Feedback from the expectations from the main international organizations,
  • Expectations from the main healthcare trade associations,
  • Addressing the key topics in the Global Health landscape,
  • Benchmarking with other healthcare business associations.