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The PIC/S Expert Circle Event on Quality Risk Management concludes successfully with Taiwan earning international praise
The 3-day PIC/S Expert Circle on Quality Risk Management (QRM) & Training Event, hosted by the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (Taiwan FDA), Ministry of Health and Welfare, concluded successfully today (Sep. 13). Bringing together 70 official inspectors from 16 countries to exchange and share their ideas, professional knowledge, inspection experience on QRM, and drafted technical document. This event concluded successfully and won praise from participants, significantly enhancing Taiwan’s image in the international community.
Following on from Taiwan FDA’s successful hosting of the PIC/S Committee Meeting and Annual Seminar last year, this year it hosted the highly technical PIC/S Expert Circle Event on QRM in Taiwan. This event has been highly regarded by inspectors, offering in-depth keynote speeches and abundant case studies to facilitate discussion. The event enables inspectors worldwide to engage in intensive brainstorming and discussion, improve and strengthen their inspection skills, develop and draft related QRM technical documents that integrate knowledge and experience from around the world for use in future inspections, incorporate QRM principles into inspection systems, and maximize inspection resources. At the same time, open discussions allow inspectors to set the direction of future training sessions in order to meet current needs.
This event marked a continuation of the successful partnership between Taiwan FDA and PIC/S. Through the efforts of Taiwan FDA and with the full support and assistance of PIC/S, the PIC/S Expert Circle Event on QRM produced fruitful results and was widely acclaimed by all participants. Dr. Karmin Saadat, Chair of the PIC/S Expert Circle on QRM, especially extended his sincere gratitude to Taiwan FDA for its hospitality which enabled guests from all over the world not only to enhance their professional knowledge through the three-day event, but also to experience the culture and passion of Taiwan. Taiwan FDA once again accomplished its mission in international diplomacy.
Taiwan FDA has committed itself to PIC/S activities since its accession to PIC/S in 2013 in order to consolidate its membership in PIC/S and deepen its relationships with other members. In addition, Taiwan FDA has taken on the great responsibility of hosting PIC/S events several times and has assumed an increasingly indispensable role in PIC/S. In the future, Taiwan FDA will remain actively engaged in the global community to raise its international profile and boost Taiwan’s international competitiveness.