India’s Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO) has officially added ‘ultrasound equipment’ to the Notified list of medical devices that require pre-market approval in India.
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.
The Indonesian government procurement agency, known as LKPP, has invited medical device companies to apply for any existing e-Catalogue contract extensions by July of 2019