FIVE DAYS Integrated WORKSHOP FOR DRUG CONTROL OFFICIALS ON
MEDICAL DEVICES REGULATION
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has organized a five-day integrated workshop for more than 75 Drug Control Officials from across the country on Medical Devices Regulation at the Institute of Research & Development, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University starting from February 16. The workshop has been inaugurated by Dr. J. M. Vyas, Director General, GFSU and Dr. S. Eswara Reddy, Joint Drugs Controller of India, CDSCO; Sh. Aseem Sahu, Deputy Drugs Controller of India, CDSCO; Sh. Y.D. Chauhan, Joint Drugs Commissioner of Gujarat and Prof. Y. K. Agrawal, Director Institute of Research & Development, GFSU were present on this occasion.
The workshop will cover a wide range of topics including definition of medical devices, existing guidelines in India and abroad, quality control and management, safety prerequisites and sterilization, regulatory audits and impact of proposed amendments on current procedures.
The workshop was supposed to inaugurate by Hon’ble Health Minister of Gujarat, Shri Nitinbhai Patel. However, due to unavoidable circumstances, he could not be remain present and was inaugurated by Dr. J. M. Vyas, Director General, GFSU.
There are 45-50 participants from all over the States Drug controller of State’s Officers. There are to be renowned experts from the field related to Regulatory Medical Devices. Workshop will be for 5 days from 16th - 20th February, 2015.