This seminar will provide an overview of the key areas of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in Asia including, China, Hong Kong SAR, Brunei, the Philippines, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Taiwan, Korea, Japan
24-26 Apr 2019
This seminar will provide an overview of the key areas of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs in Asia, including India, and will cover:
Benefits of attending:
This seminar will be of particular interest to all those who need to learn about successful marketing authorisation applications and in-market regulatory compliance. You will find this seminar useful both as an introductory and/or a refresher course. Previous delegates have included:
- Regulatory affairs
- Registration departments
Day 1: *China, Hong Kong SAR, Introduction to ASEAN, Brunei and the Philippines*
Day 2: *India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam*
Day 3: *Taiwan, Korea, brief comparison of Japan, ASEAN harmonisation
Company and product registration
- Regulations and guidelines
- Drug classification systems
- Site registration
- New products
- Line extensions
- Labelling changes
- Sourcing changes
- Registration samples
Recent regulatory developments
A Brief comparison of how Japan fits into the Asian regulatory landscape
Mónica Dressler-Meyer is DRA Manager based in Switzerland with several years of regulatory experience. She has spent many years in DRA working with different pharmaceutical companies with responsibility for Asia Pacific and lately also for development activities in other regions. Prior to this, she worked at F. Hoffmann-La Roche in Switzerland where she gained several years’ experience in industry basics and pre-clinical research. She has a Degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Basel University.
Dr Alan Chalmers is a pharmacist with over 35 industrial experiences mainly in the field of pharmaceutical regulatory affairs. A graduate of Strathclyde University in Glasgow with a B.Sc. in Pharmacy with specialisation in Pharmaceutical Technology, his Ph.D. at Manchester University was in Pharmaceutical Formulation. From 1975-1978 he was Development Officer and Clinical Trials Pharmacist of Allen & Hanburys (part of the then Glaxo group). In 1978 he joined Ciba-Geigy in DRA. Over 20 years were spent with Ciba-Geigy/CIBA/Novartis in all aspects of regulatory affairs including head of a group company DRA in Canada and for many years as Head of Pharma International regulatory affairs.
He has been consultant to the IFPMA, WHO and other international bodies and was Chairman of the Organising Committee of the initial IFPMA Asian Regulatory Conferences in Hong Kong and Singapore and Rapporteur to the more recent conferences in China and Malaysia.
Since 1998 he has been an independent regulatory consultant and is Director of his own consultancy company Pharma International in Switzerland. He has also been director of two UK and Swiss registered pharmaceutical companies with specialised responsibility for international regulatory strategy. More recently as accredited by Swissmedic, Dr. Chalmers is a Qualified Person supporting several Swiss pharmaceutical companies trading internationally with pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
He is published, and his publications include a textbook on International Pharmaceutical Registration, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and as Swiss correspondent to the Regulatory Affairs Journals Pharma and Medtech. Since 2012 he has been a member of the Editorial Board, Scrip Regulatory Affairs.