Malaysia: Enforcement Activities Carried Out By The MDA During The Participation In The Pangea XV 2022 Operation
The Medical Devices Authority (MDA) has joined Operation Pangea XV from June 22 to July 05, 2022, which is a worldwide campaign operation to carry out large-scale enforcement actions against the sale of counterfeit and illicit medicines and medical products. This operation is coordinated by the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) with the involvement of police, customs, and health authorities at an international level.
Throughout this operation, social media platforms were monitored, and the Authorities kept a close watch on medical face masks, medical gloves, oximeters, thermometers, COVID-19 test kits, glucometers, contact lenses and tools blood pressure. A total of 792 links were found breaking the regulation of section 5, Medical Devices Act 2012 (Act 737). All those links have been blocked or taken down.
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