PIC/S Press Release - 21 May 2012
In its press release, the Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S) provided some highlights of its Committee Meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, between the 7 and 8 May 2012. The key news items:
Indonesia joins PIC/S: The Indonesian National Agency of Drug and Food Control (NADFC) will join the Scheme on 1 July 2012 and so will become PIC/S' 41st participating Authority.
Japan and South Korea applied for PIC/S membership: Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) submitted, on the 9 March 2012, an application for the Ministry and also on behalf of the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) and the Japanese Prefectures for PIC/S membership. In addition, the Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) submitted an application, on the 10 April 2012, for PIC/S membership
Other news highlighting the new projects undertaken by PIC/S are also documented in the press release. A copy of the PIC/S press release can be found here.