After successful Clinical Trial regulatory activities in electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format in the pilot in August 2019, Health Canada begins implementation of Clinical Trials regulatory activities in eCTD format.
The FDA has finalized guidance documents on eCTD submission format for eCTDv4.0 Technical Conformance Guidance and the FDA eCTDv4.0 Module 1 Implementation Package.
Albania entered in to the member state of European Pharmacopoeia as 39th member on 9 February 2020, making the quality standards for medicines published in the European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) legally binding throughout the country.
Swissmedic and the Korean regulatory authority extend their cooperation in the area of therapeutic products by recognizing each other for GMP Inspections.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA), Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) and the European Commission (EC) have published Key principles outlining a harmonised approach to develop and use of ePI – electronic product information.
The Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S) has introduced new guideline to The Pre-Accession Procedure to Join PIC/S for competent authorities who interested to join the inspection program.
The World Health Organization’s vision towards strengthening the regulation of medical products in underserved regions, the WHO published a draft policy on Designating Regulators as Listed Authorities (WHO-Listed Authority) to establish a framework for ensuring certain medical product regulators can be globally recognized as meeting WHO and other international standards and practices.
The TGA makes use of assessments from comparable overseas bodies (COBs), where possible, in evaluations for complementary medicines and listed OTC medicines. COBs in the European Union and US are among the organizations to have met the criteria established by TGA.
MHRA provides No-Deal Brexit Guidance on Comparator Products for Generic Drug Studies. This guidance provides further information on comparator products used in studies supporting abridged marketing authorisation applications in a no-deal Brexit.