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Tuesday, June 21 • 11:15am - 12:15pm
#230: Asia Town Hall

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Component Type: Session
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-22-561-L04-P ; CME 1.00; RN 1.00

“Regulatory convergence” has been advancing in Asia and expectation to this region as a field of drug development is also increasing. This session shares latest efforts for “regulatory convergence” in Asia and discuss future direction.

Learning Objectives

Describe activities to promote convergence in Asian country; Discuss activities based on convergence in Asian country; Discuss findings from each Asian countries' perspectives.


Nobumasa Nakashima, PhD


Hiroyuki Arai, PhD

Rubina Bose

Jesusa Joyce N Cirunay

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Hiroyuki Arai

Executive Director, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), Japan
Dr. Hiroyuki Arai has served as an Executive Director, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA) since April 2020. Before joining PMDA, he was a professor of Department of Health Chemistry, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tokyo (2000-2019... Read More →
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Rubina Bose

Deputy Drugs Controller (India), CDSCO (West Zone), India
Dr. Rubina has regulatory experience of more than 21 years, working in Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), the National Regulatory Authority of India in various capacities as head of zones , head of division of import registration, new drug, quality assurance of vaccines... Read More →
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Jesusa Joyce Cirunay

Director IV , Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR), Food and Drug Administration Philippines, Philippines
JESUSA JOYCE N. CIRUNAY is a Registered Pharmacist (cum laude). She is currently the Director IV of the Center for Drug Regulation and Research at the Food and Drug Administration Philippines. Her government service began at the Product Services Division (PSD) covering Marketing Authorizations... Read More →

Tuesday June 21, 2022 11:15am - 12:15pm CDT
Room 186 McCormick Place 2301 South Indiana Avenue Gate 40 Chicago, IL 60616
  09: Regulatory, Session