As healthcare spending continues to rise in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), this region is becoming a key growth target for medical device manufacturers. One of the main challenges companies face in the region is navigating the non-harmonised regulatory landscape which contains different systems, requirements and procedures. Having a solid regulatory strategy in the region will require an in depth knowledge of the regulations and can open up a growing market.
This 7 module, 4-week online course will provide you with a complete overview of the regulatory landscape in the region before focusing in on specific countries such as those in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Egypt, Iran, Lebanon and Jordan. For each country you will examine company registration, product registration, labelling, fees and contact information.
Ilona Putz has worked in the Pharmaceutical Industry since 1988 for companies like MSD, SmithKline Beecham, Karl Engelhard and HEXAL where she has held the position of Regulatory Affairs Regional Manager, responsible for regulatory affairs and later on in commercial operations for countries in the Middle East and Africa. Between 2005 and August 2008 she was Regional Head, Middle East, for Sandoz International, Germany, responsible for all commercial and business development activities.
Ilona consults for Regulatory Affairs for the Middle East which is the only Global Specialist Regulatory Affairs company with a broad geographical coverage, and for Emergo Group, which is a global consultancy company for Medical Devices.
This course would be useful for people within regulatory affairs departments who have local representations in these markets and want to know more about the region. It will provide them with an overview and would allow them to monitor local representatives more thoroughly.
This course would also be good for local representatives wanting to learn more about other countries registrations.
MDTI online academies are perfect for busy professionals as they require just 2 hours per week of your time, and include an interactive forum for you to ask direct questions about challenges you are facing to expert course leaders.
Modules are released on a weekly basis so you can pace yourself alongside your peers and you will have access to a comprehensive set of assets to support your learning such as video content, quizzes and case studies.
Once you have registered and made the full payment, you will be given login details to access the course.