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Asia Actual is the Best Medical Device Consulting Company in Asia

Manufacturers looking to Southeast Asia to help grow their medical device sales will need to become familiar with the Common Submission Dossier Template, or “CSDT.”

LAUNCHING AI DEVICES AND SOFTWARE AS MEDICAL DEVICES IN THAILAND

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.

CHINA: REGULATORY AND COMMERCIAL UPDATES

The NMPA has been highly active in 2020 updating many of their regulations, standards and processes. If you’re considering entering the Chinese market, please contact us to identify how some of the new changes could affect your time and costs. Asia Actual Can Help Navigate the Evolving Regulatory Process in China

THAILAND: TIPS FOR IMPORTING MEDICAL DEVICES IN A COMPLEX MARKET

Importing medical devices into Thailand is more difficult than in other countries in the region. It is important to work with an importer with staff experienced with medical device imports to avoid customs clearance delays and added costs.

CHINA MEDICAL DEVICE AND IVD CLINICAL TRIAL EXEMPTION LIST

As part of the NMPA’s ongoing regulatory evolution, the Chinese competent authority, formerly known as the CFDA, has released a draft list of new product types to be considered exempt from clinical trials as part of the registration process moving forward.

HONG KONG EXTENDS PILOT PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE CHINA AND KOREA AS REFERENCE COUNTRIES

By allowing manufacturers to show conformity to the MDD’s assessment requirements by using NMPA or MFDS approvals, Chinese and Korean manufacturers would save 6-9 months during the application process.

MALAYSIA IMPLEMENTS ADVERSE EVENTS REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

On July 1st, 2020 the Malaysia Medical Device Authority (MDA) will implement the Medical Device (Duties and Obligations of Establishment) Regulations 2019, implementing guidelines for Adverse Event (AE) Reporting within the current mandatory registration system.

MEDICAL DEVICES SHIPMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

COVID-19 impacts medical device shipment logistics. Manufacturers will need to adapt their supply chain in order to meet demands and lower costs.

Philippines Releases US$9M To Hospitals For COVID-19 Response

The PCSO is a major source of funding for new hospital construction and medical device and equipment purchases and is often overlooked by outside suppliers. Medical device manufacturers should discuss with their Philippines distributors about what opportunities are available through the PCSO.

INDONESIA E-CATALOGUE MEDICAL DEVICE ENROLLMENT 2020

Medical device manufacturers are advised to prepare e-Catalogue applications early and be vigilant for the enrollment announcement. Implementing an optimal pricing strategy will be critical to successful public hospital sales. ​The e-Catalogue system also increases the importance of independent license holding in Indonesia because there is little room for regional dealer margin under the price scheme.