Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration joins ICH: FDA head

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/06/07
By: Chen Wei-ting and William Yen

Taipei, June 7 (CNA) The International Council for Harmonisation of Technical

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Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) announced Thursday afternoon that Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been made an official member, the FDA head said the same day.

FDA Director General Wu Shou-mei (吳秀梅) said ICH was established in 1990 by regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical industries in Europe, Japan and the United States.

Through global discussion, it has formulated drug regulatory guidelines that are accepted by countries around the world and recognized as global standards for drug review, Wu added.

Being an official member of the ICH shows that the international community recognizes Taiwan’s strength and hard work; and feels Taiwan can make a valuable contribution, Wu noted.    [FULL  STORY]

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