March 2022

draft for comments abridged processing of application for medical devices

DRAFT FOR COMMENTS: ABRIDGED PROCESSING OF APPLICATION FOR MEDICAL DEVICES

The Philippines Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeks comments from the Medical Device Industry regarding new draft guidelines that could provide faster registration processing and approval should the medical device qualify for the abridged route. Advisory 2021-3084 was issued last November 18, 2021: Abridged Processing of Application for registration/notification of medical devices approved by the …

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mda is aware of buyer concerns about collecting and storing their personal information when purchasing self test covid 19 kits in malaysia

MDA is Aware of Buyer Concerns About Collecting and Storing Their Personal Information When Purchasing Self-Test Covid-19 Kits in Malaysia

The purchase of self-test kits for COVID-19 requires providing personal information at sales premises authorized by MDA and KPDNHEP, and the collection of this information is a growing concern among buyers. MDA is aware of the concerns among users and would like to clarify that the requirement to record this personal information is imposed on …

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update to guidance on special access routes (sar) takes effect 1 april, 2022

Update to Guidance on Special Access Routes (SAR) Takes Effect 1 April, 2022

Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority published new updates to the guidance document titled ‘Guidance on Special Access Route (SAR) Rev 2’. The announcement is part of HSA’s effort to strengthen regulatory oversight on the importation and local use of unregistered high-risk medical devices requested by qualified practitioners or public healthcare facilities. This guidance document takes effect …

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the world health organization (who) awarded singapore the highest recognition for an advanced medicine regulatory system

The World Health Organization (WHO) Awarded Singapore the highest recognition for an advanced Medicine Regulatory System

Singapore is the first WHO member state to achieve the status of Maturity Level (ML) 4, the highest level of attainment for a regulatory system classification, for its advanced medicines regulatory system. The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) is the first National Regulatory Authority (NRA). International assessors and WHO officials reviewed HSA Singapore in 2021 and …

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medical device authority releases draft amendment or second edition of medical device guidance for ppes

Medical Device Authority releases draft amendment or second edition of Medical Device Guidance for PPEs

Malaysia’s Ministry of Health’s Medical Device Authority (MDA) released a draft amendment or second edition of Medical Device Guidance (MDG) for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements. The amendment is to the September 2021 first addition MDA/GD/00558. The draft document provides guidance to healthcare facilities and establishments. Specifically, those that deal with requirements for PPE that …

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the thailand fda has terminated its pre submission system as of march 15, 2022

The Thailand FDA has terminated its pre-submission system as of March 15, 2022

The announcement was made on March 7, 2022, by the Medical Device Control Division of the Food and Drug Administration Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) of Thailand. Submit an application through E-submission if you are a medical device registrant wishing to check the risk classification and grouping. Expect to pay an application fee of 500 …

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draft fda circular for comments amending fda circular 2021 002 a

Draft FDA Circular for comments amending FDA Circular 2021-002-A

The Philippines FDA issued an amendment to Circular no. 2021-002-A entitled “Addendum to FDA Circular No.  Circular no. 2021-002 Re: Full implementation of administrative order No. 2018-0002 entitled “Guidelines Governing the Issuance of an Authorization for a medical device based on the ASEAN Harmonized Technical Requirements. The Circular for comments amending FDA Circular 2021-002-A shall take effect …

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andaman medical is iso 13485 certified

Andaman Medical receives ISO 13485:2016 Certification

We are very happy to announce that we have received ISO 13485:2016 certification.  This certification is a landmark in assuring clients receive the best quality and service from Andaman Medical and is the result of implementing a vigorous quality management system that governs their consulting services. “I am extremely proud of the dedication of our …

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