The 8th ASEAN Medical Device Committee Meeting (AMDN) will take place in Manila from August 4-8, 2019.
A list of recently published and updated articles regarding medical device regulatory updates from the governing bodies throughout Asia.
At the July 25th Drugs Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) meeting, a resolution passed to add (1) glucometers, (2) blood pressure monitoring devices, (3) nebulizers, and (4) digital thermometers to the list of notified medical devices requiring registration with the Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) in India.
The Korean government has announced intentions to increase the official fees charged by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) and Medical Device Information and Technology Assistance Center (MDITAC) for processing medical device conformity assessment applications.
President Rodrigo Duterte appointed Charade Galang-Puno as the new Director General of the Philippines Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Galang-Puno is one of 42 appointees sworn in on Monday, August 15 at the Malacañang Palace in Manila.
The new Medical Device Rules, 2017 that took effect January 1, 2018 significantly expands the number of IVD devices requiring full technical documentation in support of their Import License applications.