The 23rd AHWP Annual Meeting this year will be held at Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 22-25 October 2018.


Asian Harmonization Working Party (AHWP) was established in 1999 as a voluntary non-profit organization of 30 national regulators of member countries and regions as well as industry members with a goal to promote regulatory harmonization on Medical Device regulations in Asia and other regions in accordance with the guidance issued by IMDRF (International Medical Device Regulators Forums).

Its goals are to study and recommend ways to harmonize medical device regulations in the Asian and other region and to work in coordination with the Global Harmonization Task Force (GHTF), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and other related international organizations aiming at establishing harmonized requirements, procedures and standards. It has made tremendous progress to present efficient ways for medical device regulations and international regulatory harmonization.


To Achieve International Harmonization of Medical Device Regulations through Collaborative Efforts of Regulators and the Industry in Asia and other continents.


To Strategically Accelerate Medical Device Regulatory Convergence through Promotion of an Efficient and Effective Regulatory Model for Medical Devices.


The expected delegates for the programme would be approximately 250-300 participants, that will include regulators from more than 30 countries along with officials from US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA), Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), European Union (EU), World Health Organization (WHO) and international as well as national industry representatives and heads.

How to Register

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Participants may also fill in the attached Registration Form, and email the filled Registration Form with the proof of payment to as addressed in the registration form.

Please kindly note that the Early Bird registration is up to 15 September 2018.

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