Yesterday, was held the 9th Meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF). The forum brings together officials and technicians regulation of medical equipment from seven countries, plus the European Union.
The Brazil holds the presidency this year’s meeting, role in the practice of representatives of Anvisa. When opening the forum, the Director of Anvisa José Carlos Moutinho stressed the importance of IMDRF steering committee and the importance of the meeting is for the participating countries in terms of regulatory harmonization in the medical devices sector.
Under the guidance of manager of Inspection Management and Supervision of Anvisa, Fabio Quintino, the eight working groups in which the committee is divided presented an update of its regulatory activities.
The forum continues until Thursday, March 10. In addition to discussing the regulation of the medical device market, the meeting seeks a global regulatory framework improvement, helping to guarantee the safety and efficacy of health products.
Attended by representatives of regulators from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the United States, Japan, Russia and the European Union, as well as observers from organizations such as Regulatory Harmonization Steering Committee (Apec) and Asian Harmonization Working Party ( AHWP).