The novel characteristics of AI software and Software as Medical Devices (SaMDs) are stressing bureaucratic regulatory, customs and taxation systems around the world. Thailand is no exception.
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The South Korean regulator, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MDFS), recently released multiple guidance documents related to software using AI, Big Data and Machine Learning.
Manufacturers interested in registering a medical device in China can now submit electronic documents online through the new eRPS system.
Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) recently published final revisions regarding importing non-registered medical devices under special circumstances, including for research and personal use only, scarce or urgently needed, to be used by a Korean laboratory, clinical trials and/or orphan products.
New medical device regulations in the Phillipines have been launched. Class A, Class B, Class C, and Class D medical devices will all be affected.
Vietnam has been quietly transforming their economy of 100 million people into a regional powerhouse. Through a combination of significant private investment, the US-China trade war, and their highly successful handling of the Coronavirus, Vietnam’s economy is expected to rebound quickly, especially with regards to manufacturing.
Singapore’s HSA has updated their requirements for software application submissions, requiring the specific version number and iteration of the software to be sold in Singapore.
In December 2019, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) of Singapore’s Ministry of Health released guidelines regarding software registration in Singapore, including a major section dedicated to AI software.
On September 9th, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MoH) officially opened the Information Portal of Medical Equipment Pricing. Under the new system, the list price of medical equipment will be published (by configuration) on this Ministry of Health hosted website.
The Philippines Department of Health published a draft schedule of fees to be charged for medical device registrations under the new Rules next year. As per Administrative Order 2018-0002, medical devices will be classified by increasing risk from A to D.