ISSN: 2249–9504
CAS CODEN: IJPCDX

IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON MARKETING AUTHORIZATION PROCEDURE OF MEDICAL DEVICES IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES

Abstract

Author(s): Shivali Rahi* and Arpana Rana

Medical devices have been used to treat and diagnose diseases. Due to the current pandemic, the medical device industry has been under tremendous pressure to deliver, innovate and be able to handle the sudden surge in demand for equipment and perform further research. The article is an attempt to describe that, how, in the present COVID-19 situation, regulatory authorities of major countries temporarily allowed the market, to follow-up the emergency authorization policies to help the industry and the population to fight against the virus. Globally, Pharmaceutical sector is endlessly involved to cope-up with the current situation by providing high-quality medical devices such as ventilators, PPE kit, masks for the betterment of the occupiers.

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