Medical Devices are currently regulated same as drugs. An inter-ministerial task force has now initiated a recommendation of separate regulation and law on medical devices to keep a check on implants, equipment’s in the country. For $6 billion, “Medical Device Regulatory Act” is the suggestion given by the secretary of department of pharmaceuticals, head of the task force.
These recommendations will provide dedicated, predictable and globally harmonized regulations for medical devices in India. Medical devices will be subjected to device relevant laws and will not be those of drugs laws. The task force is also trying to promote the local manufacturing of medical devices in India. “A medical devices park in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu will be set up if the talks with Tamil Nadu government is successful” said Ananth Kumar, Minister of chemicals and fertilizers.
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The first Medical Device Regulatory Summit in India is being held at Holiday Inn Mumbai International Airport on 29 November 2016. Morulaa HealthTech is pleased to partner at this event. Medical Device Regulatory Summit 2016, […]Read More