In November 2016 APACMed hosted a summit on building regulatory professional capacity for medical devices in the Asia Pacific region. Immediately following and built upon the Asia Pacific MedTech Forum 2016, the summit included over 60 senior professionals from regulatory agencies, industry and academia in the region and focused particularly on approaches to building a key element in capacity building – a regulatory professional workforce. Additional information collected through APACMed surveys of executives and regulatory professionals in the region is also presented. This report summarizes the presentations and discussions during the summit and suggests steps to progress along the path of regulatory capacity building.
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