CDI's Surgical Cluster team participated in Public Private Dialogue held at Surgical Instruments Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP) on October 12, 2021. Dr. Fatima, Cluster Manager Surgical Instruments, discussed key impediments related to the surgical sector such as lack of testing laboratory, import substitution and limited R&D capacity etc. Participants from the Ministry of Commerce, TDAP, ITC and PCSIR along with Chairman SIMAP and its executive board were also present in the dialogue.