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#30: Japan Regulatory Environment: Overview of the Organization, Processes, Systems, and Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Development

Tutorial name:
#30: Japan Regulatory Environment: Overview of the Organization, Processes, Systems, and Changes Affecting Pharmaceutical Development

Day & Time:
June 14, 1:00PM - 4:30PM

Room Number:
151A

Description:
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Significant changes in Japanese pharmaceutical regulations and procedures are impacting the development of new drugs in Japan as well as global development programs. This tutorial will describe the major drivers of the regulatory system, including the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) and Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW), regulatory procedures during drug development (consultations with PMDA and clinical trial notifications), the integration of Japanese drug development with East Asian and global drug development, orphan drug regulation and J-NDA preparation and review. Several development strategies available to address Japanese requirements for new drug approval, as well as selected post-approval requirements, will be discussed.


Learning Objective(s):
At the conclusion of this tutorial, participants should be able to:
• Explain the major elements of the Japanese regulatory system;
• Describe the regulatory procedures during development, registration, and post-approval;
• Discuss specific attributes of the Japanese regulatory system and their impact on local and global development strategies.

Target Audience:
This tutorial is designed for professionals involved in regulatory affairs, project management, and clinical development who are involved with global development projects involving Japan.