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    Be Curious and Be Professional, Says Medtronic China Regulatory Director Yin

    The following article was adapted from a translation of the original interview conducted in Chinese. Annie Yin began her career in the pharmacy department of a hospital and rose to become the regulatory affairs director for Medtronic in China. She is also one of the faculty members for RAPS' Medical Device Regulatory Affairs Certificate Program in partnership with the National University of Singapore. During her career, she has witnessed the rapid development of...
  • China: China Signs MOU with the Ukraine

    On 17 May 2012, Yin Li, commissioner of the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration's (SFDA), signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding ( MOU)  with the Deputy Director of the Ukrainian State Drug Administration, Andrei Zakharash.  The MOU will strengthen bilateral cooperation in regulatory matters, especially those relating to pharmaceuticals. Representatives from SFDA's International Cooperation Department and the head of SFDA's Drug Registration Depa...
  • New Head of Chinese Regulatory Agency Appointed

    The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CCCPC) appointed a new head of the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) on 21 February. Yin Lin, MD  was formerly a visiting scholar at the Harvard School of Public Health from 2003-4, the Chief of Staff for the Ministry of Health and served on the World Health Organization Executive Board Committee. Yin Li will now serve as Commissioner of SFDA and a Party Secretary. Read more: Yin Li appointed a...