Overview: This China life science compliance based webinar will discuss the regulatory structure and requirements for compliance with Chinese SFDA regulations for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biologics and Combination Products.
Why should you attend: China has been improving its regulatory regime governing the food and pharmaceutical industry in recent years. In 2010, by promulgating the amended GMP and amending GLP, GCP, GSP and other regulations, China will further align the country with international standards of practice. For manufacturers and distributors of drugs and medical devices in China, it is important to pay close attention to the pace at which SFDA implements these changes and to make changes to their standard operating procedures when necessary to ensure compliance with the evolving regime.
This course specifically focuses on the overall regulatory compliance requirements and procedures for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biologics and Combination Products in China. The course will cover topics relating to pre-clinical and clinical requirements, as well as, addressing the structure of the regulatory agencies in China. Content will also include descriptions of the methods by which regulators in the SFDA process filings and registrations and what is expected in the authorisation and dossier maintenance of licensed products.
Learning Objectives: This course is designed to provide a detailed overview of the regulatory requirements, local challenges and important cultural aspects of working with the lifecycle of Life Science Products (pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologics, combination products) as an importer into China. It will provide training on: The Regulatory Structure in China. Understanding the specific procedures for Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Biologics and Combination Products. How to begin your company's involvement in China: local licenses, personnel and facilities required. Clinical Trials: Why China? SFDA's requirements, the Application Process, CRO Selection and Start-up. The current key regulations effecting product development and your company's product pipeline. Pricing establishment. Understanding the local concerns and specific challenges in working with Chinese Regulatory Personnel. Understanding the Local Culture: Realistic expectations, timing on reviews, effective strategies for adding China to your company's global market presence. Information necessary for effective dossier preparation; or how does one take an already approved dossier and turn it into an acceptable submission package. Strategies for streamlining the registration application process for faster approval. Maintenance of Authorised Products.
Areas Covered in the Session: Country Profile/Healthcare System. Key Country Information. Strategic Considerations: Why China?/Asia Structure/Hub Locations. Governmental and Regulatory Authorities/Agencies/Structure. Company Establishment; Licences and Key Personnel. Partner Companies/Local Relationship Options. In-Country Operational Considerations; Importance of Local Distributors. Requirements to Conduct Clinical trials/Approvals/GCP. Licensing Products ( Innovative Drugs, Generics/Similars, Orphan Drugs, Biologics/Vaccines, Medical Devices). Variations and Amendments to Licences. GMP and Inspections. Packaging and Labelling. Price Establishment. Reimbursement. Import/Export/Customs Clearance. Taxes/Duties. Advertising and Promotion. Vigilance Reporting/Post-Marketing Requirements. Patents and Trademarks. Local Customs/Cultural Issues/Establishing Business Relationships. Working with Local Agencies/Authorities. Conclusions.
Who Will Benefit: This course will be beneficial to: Regulatory, Quality, Manufacturing, Global Business Development and General Management personnel whose responsibilities require knowledge of China's regulatory, quality and import/export requirements Administrative staff responsible for ensuring compliance with regulatory filings and overall GCP, GMP and GLP compliance requirements will also find this training highly relevant Global business development and general management requiring an understanding of how regulations and compliance issues are culturally handled along with how best to consider China into one's Global Business Strategy will profit from attending
For the past nine years, Bob has been President of RJR Consulting, Inc. The company assists the pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech industries in understanding and complying with International Regulations affecting compliance, new product development, manufacturing and quality assurance. RJR has offices in Columbus, OH, Washington, DC, Brussels, Belgium with exclusive affiliates across Asia and Latin America. Bob has 28 years of past industry experience as a CMC specialist, R&D Director and Global Director of Regulatory Affairs for Merion Merrill Dow pharmaceuticals and Cordis-Dow medical devices. He has a BS/MS degree in Chemistry.
Date: 11 September 2012 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Location: Online Training, Wilmington Cost: $245.00 More info: Online Training
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