The NMPA expert panel convening scientists, medical experts, government officials, manufacturer’s representatives and Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) from transcontinental locations is delivered online for the first time. The virtual conference is to weigh the available evidence and provide scientific and medical advice on the safety and efficacy of an imported Class III device represented by China Med Device, LLC.
Due to the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the physical meeting became Impossible. As the registration process progresses, China Med Device initiated the meeting and facilitated it, providing the virtual system assistance and coordinating the time between experts and officials.
The virtual meeting turns out to be a better option. The physical meetings usually cost three months to prepare. Countless written materials had to be printed. Experts and staff from different parties in the globe had to be gathered. With the meetings going virtual, the scientific opinions can be delivered to manufacturers more effectively and efficiently.
Amid the COVID-19 crisis, China NMPA has taken many measures to utilize the E-channel:
NMPA published the “Guideline on Expert Panel/ Public Advisory Meeting” on December 5, 2019. Please click HERE for our post.