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What's New in Line for the ASEAN Medical Device Regulations in 2022 – November, 2021

What's New in Line for the ASEAN Medical Device Regulations in 2022 – November, 2021

  • 2021-11-24 10:36:48

2020 and 2021 had some regulations newly introduced by various ASEAN regulatory agencies. When these come into full implementation in 2022, stakeholders need to be well-equipped to face them and prepare a contingency plan to adopt them for the medical devices already in the market. In this article, we shall take a look at the regulations to be fully implemented starting 2022 in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines.

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MALAYSIA: Covid19 Self-Test Market in Malaysia – November, 2021

MALAYSIA: Covid19 Self-Test Market in Malaysia – November, 2021

  • 2021-11-24 10:12:53

In collaboration with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP), the controls for the expansion of self-test kit sales will be implemented. The Covid-19 self-test kit can only be purchased from licensed community pharmacies and authorized health facilities.

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THAILAND: Thai FDA Notification on Licenses Renewal Guideline – November,2021

THAILAND: Thai FDA Notification on Licenses Renewal Guideline – November,2021

  • 2021-11-24 09:26:58

As we approach the end of the year, Thai FDA published a renewal guideline for licensed and notified medical device manufacturing and importation licenses that will be expired on 31 December 2021. To continue to engage in their respective activities, manufacturers and importers shall comply with this guideline within 1st October to 31st December 2021.

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