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TFDA holds international virtual meeting on the experience of combating against COVID-19

【Update Date:2020-06-16unit:藥品組

          A virtual meeting on the experience of fighting against COVID-19 will be convened by Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA), the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW), on 16th June, 2020. The meeting will be hosted by Dr. Shou-Mei Wu, the Director General of TFDA, and bring together the pharmaceutical regulatory authorities from Chile, European Union, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and the United States.

         During the meeting, TFDA will present “Taiwan’s Model” for containing the COVID-19 outbreak, in particular the expedited review process, emergency use authorization (EUA), the measures of proactive stock monitoring and prevention of uneven distribution of drugs and medical devices, as well as the experience of production maximization, tariff reduction and exportation control of alcohol-based sanitizers. All participants from the globe will also be invited to share their measures and experience against the COVID-19 pandemic. TFDA looks forward to establishing enhanced collaboration and concrete friendship with international partners through this meeting and together to combat against COVID-19.