Brazil’s National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) confirmed that as of July 1 maufacturers of needles and syringes must first obtain certification of their devices from the Brazilia...read more

Brazil’s National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) launched the Guide on Assistance in the Implementation of Best Practices in Health Products in conjunction with the Brazilian Agenc...read more

In order to implement the "State Council institutional reform and functional transformation plan" designed to further deepen the reform of administrative examination and approval of medical devices...read more

Brazil’s National Agency for Sanitary Surveillance (Anvisa) opened on June 13 a consultation (20/2013) on a proposal to switch from paper-only to e-format only submissions for Operating Permi...read more

The Social Affairs Committee (CAS) of Brazil’s Senate approved the appointment of Ivo Bucarescky as the new head of Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa), with the full ...read more

The Deputy Commissioner of the China FDA (CFDA), Yin Li, met with representatives of the European Commission Health and Consumer Policy Committee and the Directorate General for Health and Consumer...read more

Anvisa has launched a public consultation on a proposal to define the list of products eligible for simplified registration that may be registered as herbal medicines or as traditional herbal produ...read more

The China FDA issued a notice on May 9 setting deadlines for implementing electronic monitoring of essential drugs for imported drugs. Imported drugs in domestic packaging must comply with electron...read more

The House hearing on the scope of regulatory authority of Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) on May 9 was an initiative of the Committee on Social Security and Family of th...read more

China’s FDA issued a instructions to the Provinces on May 7 with attached forms on the requirements for certifying active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturers for the right to export to th...read more