US FDA Issues Rule to Streamline Radiological Health Regulations
On January 2023, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published Radiological Health Regulations for Recording and Reporting Radiation Emitting Electronic Products and Performance Standards for X-ray, Laser and Ultrasonic Diagnostic Products.
US FDA Proposes Fee Increases for Certification Services on Color Additives
On January 2023, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a proposed rule to amend color additive regulations to increase fees for certification services. ves
Japan’s MHLW Publishes New Quality Standards for Quasi-Drugs
On October 2022, the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has published new quality standards and specifications of 2,647 ingredients and additives that can used in Quasi-drugs.
FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Industry, Considerations for Rescinding Breakthrough Therapy Designation
The U.S. FDA issued a draft guidance for industry titled Considerations for Rescinding Breakthrough Therapy Designation.
USFDA Publishes updated definitions FOR ‘Face-to-Face Meeting’
The FDA publishes updated Definitions of Face‑to‑Face Formal Meetings.
FDA-Advancing Real World Evidence Program
On October 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is announcing the Advancing Real-World Evidence (RWE) Program
China’s NMPA Announces they will Start Electronic system for Drug related Registration Certificates (2022)
China’s NMPA Announces they will start on Issuance of Drug Electronic Registration Certificates starting November 1st, 2022. China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) will issue drug registration certificates in electronic version, which is as legally valid as the paper version.
FDA Approves Free Sale of OTC Hearing Aids
In August 2022, the FDA finalizes the historic rule allowing millions of Americans access to over-the-counter hearing aids.
Monkeypox: Anvisa guides health services on case management
The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) provides guidance on prevention and mitigation measures for Monkeypox in hospitals, clinics and other health services that provide care to suspected and confirmed cases of the disease.
Monkeypox Reaches Brazil: Anvisa suggests mask and isolation to postpone arrival of smallpox
The National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) is asking for reinforcement of non-pharmacological measures, such as distancing, use of masks and frequent hand hygiene, in airports and aircrafts, to delay the entry of the monkey pox virus into Brazil.
CHINA’S HAINAN BOAO PILOT ZONE OPENS SPECIAL ACCESS FOR NEUROLOGICAL INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS
GRP’s Special program for Accelerated Market Access to China is offered to Foreign Pharmaceutical, Biotech and MedTech companies that have innovative products that are already approved in USA and/or EU or Japan
US-FDA Over-The-Counter Monograph Drug User Fee Program (OMUFA)
On March 14, 2022, FDA announced the rates for over-the-counter (OTC) monograph drug user fees for fiscal year (FY) 2022