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    The Essential List of Regulatory Authorities in Asia

    To ease the process of finding drug and medical device regulators in Asia and Oceania, Focus has updated its list of the website(s) for each country’s ministry of health and regulatory authority. The list also notes the country’s membership in regional organizations that have a regulatory component.   For countries that do not list a regulatory authority, regulatory functions are either performed by the ministry of health, or the information available online was unc...
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    RAPS Southeast Regional Career Day Educates Participants on Regulatory Careers

    After participating in the RAPS DC/Baltimore Chapter’s career day in 2014, Marcia Johnson, RAC, CBA, was inspired to create a similar event closer to home in the Atlanta area. Together with the Chair of the RAPS Atlanta Chapter, Penny Northcutt, RAC, FRAPS; Grace Powers, RAC; and several chapter volunteers, Marcia started pulling together sponsors and panelists. On 8 October 2015, the RAPS Southeast Regional Career Day brought together those interested in regulatory ...
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    The Southeast Asian Regulatory Environment for Pharmaceuticals: Part 2

    This article, the second in a two-part series on the Southeast Asian regulatory environment for pharmaceuticals, examines the regulatory landscape in Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar (Burma) and Cambodia ( Table 1 ). Part one , published in December 2014, examined the larger ASEAN markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. 1 Table 1. Southeast Asian Pharmaceutical Markets 2–11 Countries Brunei Vietnam Laos Myanmar Cambod...