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GHTF's (Global Harmonisation Task Force's) Who's Who updated:

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

The Global Harmonisation Task Force (GHTF) has just published on its website an updated Steering Committee membership list. The list contains contact details for all the members, including those recently appointed: Claude Ghislain, head of medical device at the French agency for healthcare product safety (AFSSaPS); and Jos Klaus, a senior inspector with the Dutch medical device competent authority. There are representatives on the Steering Committee from both industry and regulatory authorities in each of the five founding members of the GHTF: the EU (which currently has the chairmanship), Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada and the US. Also listed are details of the recently confirmed study group chairs (see Clinica No 1115, p 12) and of the two secretariats: Ronda Balham at the US Center for Devices and Radiological Health; and Susanne Hoke, at the European Commission's unit responsible for medical devices.

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