13th IMDRF MC outcome statement after Shanghai meetings in March 2018

The outcome statement can be found Opens external link in new windowhere (English version) and Opens external link in new windowhere (Chinese version).

The  thirteenth  meeting  of  the  Management  Committee  (MC)  of  the  International  Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) took place in Shanghai, China, from 20  to 22 March 2018. The  meeting  was  chaired  by  China.    The  MC  consists  of  regulators  from  Australia,  Brazil, Canada,  China,  the  European  Union  (EU),  Japan,  the  Russian  Federation,  Singapore,  South Korea  and  the  United  States  of  America  (USA).    Representatives  of  the  World  Health Organization  (WHO)  as  Official  Observer,  and  the  Asia-Pacific  Economic  Cooperation  Life Sciences Innovation Forum Regulatory Harmonization Steering Committee (APEC LSIF RHSC) , the  Asian  Harmonization  Working  Party  (AHWP)  and  Pan  American  Health  Organization (PAHO) as Regional Harmonization Initiatives, also participated.

Next IMDRF meetings will be on week of 18 Sept. 2018 in Beijing.