ASEAN takes solid strides towards harmonisation of device regulations
This article was originally published in Clinica
The ten member countries of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) plan to have harmonised regulatory legislation in place by December 2015. Key structures underpinning this objective are already in development. A supportive and systematic approach to this boundary-breaking initiative is evident in the notes from the latest meeting of the ASEAN's Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality's Medical Device Product Working Group (ACCSQ-MDPWG), which was held in Manila, Philippines in January 2008.
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