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HSA Harmonizing Culture and Science in Singapore

January 28, 2019

With more than 30 leading multinational pharmaceutical companies choosing Singapore as their base for operations in this region, this island nation has emerged as one of the most advanced biomedical R&D hubs in Asia. “The Singapore government understands the importance for Singapore, as a small country, to follow international standards,” explains Jin Shun, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa, for Sandoz, a Unit of Novartis. “HSA (the Health Sciences Authority) joined ICH in November 2017, and announced the implementation of eCTD at the end of last year.” Mr. Shun serves on the program committee for the DIA-CoRE Singapore Annual Meeting 2019.