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TAIWAN: Enforcement of “Medical Device Act” and “Regulations for the Inspection of the Good Distribution Practice for Medical Devices and Licensing of Distribution License”

TAIWAN: Enforcement of “Medical Device Act” and “Regulations for the Inspection of the Good Distribution Practice for Medical Devices and Licensing of Distribution License”

  • 2021-04-26 03:09:33

Medical Device Act, the act that separates medical devices from the genre of medicines under Pharmaceutical Affairs Act, will be fully implemented on May 1st, 2021. Along with Medical Device Act, Regulations for the Inspection of the Good Distribution Practice for Medical Devices and Licensing of Distribution License will come into force on the same date.

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China: Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices (Order No. 739 of the State Council

China: Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices (Order No. 739 of the State Council

  • 2021-04-26 02:33:36

On December 21, 2020, State Council in China announced the adoption of New Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices (Medical Devices Order. 739 of the State Council). Respectively on March 18, 2021, State Drug Administration officially issued the revised Regulations on the Supervision and Administration of Medical Devices, corresponding with a set of Draft Measures.

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 PHILIPPINES: PFDA Shares Guidance on Updated Registrable Medical Device List and Notification of Non-Registrable Devices

PHILIPPINES: PFDA Shares Guidance on Updated Registrable Medical Device List and Notification of Non-Registrable Devices

  • 2021-02-22 01:59:49

Recently, PFDA has shared two key guidance to the industry and stakeholders. FDAC 2020-001A updates the list of registrable medical devices while FDAC 2021-002 discusses the full implementation of medical device registration as per AO 2018-0002. The new guidance will have immediate impact the regulatory requirement for medical devices prior importing and selling in Philippines.

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INDONESIA: Vaccine and Pharmaceutical (medical) Storage / Refrigerator No Longer Considered as Medical Devices

INDONESIA: Vaccine and Pharmaceutical (medical) Storage / Refrigerator No Longer Considered as Medical Devices

  • 2021-02-22 01:36:27

The Indonesian Ministry of Health has stated that Vaccine and Pharmaceutical (medical) Storage / Refrigerator products are no longer considered medical devices locally. This is stipulated on an announcement on January 19, 2021. Therefore, Vaccine and Pharmaceutical (medical) Storage / Refrigerator can be freely sold in Indonesia without getting Medical Device Marketing Authorization Certificate from MoH.

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QT ANALYSIS: Hong Kong Medical Devices Market and Registration Overview

QT ANALYSIS: Hong Kong Medical Devices Market and Registration Overview

  • 2021-01-19 02:59:53

Hong Kong boasts a wealthy and sophisticated medical device market. With the medical technology industry being one of the major driving forces for the country’s booming economy, in this edition of QT Analysis, we delve deep into the reasons why it is a booming medical device market in Asia and how you shouldn’t miss out on the great business opportunities it offers.

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