Last month, the Thai FDA announced new quality systems requirements that apply to the manufacture and distribution of medical devices, and for conducting clinical trials in Thailand.
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On September 18, 2023, The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) published the Drug and Cosmetics Act 2023 formalizing the regulatory requirements of medical and diagnostic devices in Bangladesh with immediate effect. A translated version of the document is available on Asia Actual’s website here. All medical devices now require a Marketing Authorization Certificate to clear Customs and be sold on the market in Bangladesh.
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) of India issued a notice (PDF) on October 25, 2023 classifying in-vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices under medical device rules. The updates to IVD classification in India include intended use, associated risk, and other parameters.
On October 6, 2023, a team of enthusiastic members from the AAI (Artificial Intelligence and Innovation) group, including Ashoniya Puri, Sanjay Singh, and Rajat Budhori, had the honor of attending the prestigious 15th CII Global MedTech Summit. Hosted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), one of India’s largest industry bodies, this event brought together key players in the MedTech sector, both from India and abroad. The summit revolved around the central theme, “Paving the way for a USD 50 billion MedTech Industry by 2030,” signifying a collective vision for the industry’s future growth.
On September 27th 2022, the Philippines FDA published Circular No. 2022-008 announcing that Class B, C, and D medical devices that have been already approved by a member country of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be eligible for the Reliance registration route, allowing for a quicker review and expedited market access.
The Philippines FDA hosted a public consultation to introduce a revised draft version of new IVD Regulations along with a definitive timeline for implementation.