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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CHINA WARNS MANUFACTURERS ABOUT RISK ASSESSMENT REPORT DEADLINE

Asia Actual works with highly experienced professionals in China that can provide you with accurate and timely Risk Assessment reports for your products that will not only satisfy the NMPA’s requirements but could also be used for updating Clinical Evaluation Reports in other markets.

TROUBLESHOOTING U.S. HOSPITAL SALES RESULTS

Medical device manufacturers looking to establish or improve sales in the US market should contact our team for market insight and strategy development.

CHINA CHANGES CLINICAL DATA REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL DEVICE REGISTRATION

The changes to clinical data requirements will significantly decrease the regulatory burden for many medical device manufacturers seeking to access the Chinese market by eliminating the time and expense of conducting a local clinical trial.

SINGAPORE RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE OF MEDICAL DEVICE SOFTWARE

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.