16 As the world’s largest medical technology association, AdvaMed prioritizes collaboration with leading health system stakeholders across Latin America. These local and regional partnerships with government and non-government organizations propel access to life saving and life changing products as well as ensure consistent dialogue on common challenges. Such partnerships are advanced through memorandums of understanding as well as through national or regional collective actions. AdvaMed’s network of collaborations with leading industry associations across Latin America include: OUR COLLABORATIONS AND PARTNERS ARGENTINA Asociación Argentina de Distribuidores e Importadores de Equipos Médicos Cámara de Instituciones de Diagnóstico Médico Argentine Medical Equipment Importers and Distributors Association Argentine Chamber of Medical Diagnostic Institutions BRAZIL Aliança Brasileira da Indústria Inovadora em Saúde Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Alta Tecnologia de Produtos para Saúde Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Artigos e Equipamentos Médicos, Odontológicos, Hospitalares e de Laboratórios Associação Brasileira de Importadores e Distribuidores de Implantes Câmara Brasileira de Diagnóstico Laboratorial Instituto Ética Saúde Brazilian Innovative Health Industry Alliance Brazilian High-Technology Health Products Industry Association Brazilian Medical, Orthodontic, Hospital and Laboratory Equipment and Product Industry Association Brazilian Implant Importers and Distributers Association Brazilian In-Vitro Diagnostics Chamber Brazilian Health Ethics Institute CANADA MEDEC Empresas de Dispositivos Médicos de Canadá Canada’s Medical Device Companies CHILE SCDM Sociedad Científica de Dispositivos Médicos Chilean Scientific Society of Medical Devices COLOMBIA ANDI-CDMIS Asociación Nacional de Empresarios de Colombia – Camera de Dispositivos Médicos Colombian National Business Association – Medical Device Chamber ECUADOR ASEDIM Asociación Ecuatoriana de Distribuidores e Importadores de Productos Médicos Ecuadorian Medical Product Importers and Distributers Association MEXICO AMID Asociación Mexicana de Industrias Innovadora de Dispositivos Médicos Mexican Association of the Innovative Medical Device Industry PERU CCL-COMSALUD Cámara de Comercio de Lima - Gremio de Salud Lima Chamber of Commerce – Health Guild VENEZUELA AVEDIM Asociación Venezolana de Distribuidores de Equipos Médicos, Odontológicos, de Laboratorios y Afines Venezuelan Medical, Orthodontic and Laboratory Equipment and Product Distributors Association REGIONAL Asociación Latinoamericana de Gremios de Dispositivos e Insumos Médicos Asociación Latinoamericana de Diagnostico In-Vitro Coalición Inter-Americana de Ética Empresarial para el Sector de Tecnología Medica Latin American Alliance of Medical Device Associations Latin American Alliance for the Development of In-Vitro Diagnostics Inter-American Coalition on Ethical Practices in the Medical Technology Sector ABIIS ABIMED ABIMO ABRAIDI CBDL IES ALDIMED ALADDIV The Coalition CADIEM CADIME