Vol. 27  No. 5 September - October 2019

Advertisers' Index

Accuprec Research Labs Pvt. Ltd., India
Ambica Medicare Engineering, India
Nu-Vu Conair Pvt. Ltd., India
Divya Steri Solutions Pvt. Ltd., India
ET Elastomer Technik, Germany
Eewa Engineering Co. Pvt. Ltd., India
Ineos Styrolution India Ltd., India
I-Kare Polyalloys Pvt. Ltd., India
KLJ Group, India
Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Pvt. Ltd.
Kuraray India Pvt. Ltd., India
Maider Medical Industry Equipment Ltd.China
Medicall 2019, India
Ferromatik Milacron India Pvt. Ltd., India
GLR Laboratories Pvt. Ltd., India
Pashiba Lifescience, India
Plastivision India
Pradeep Surgipack, India
PVC Colouring Compounding & Processing, India
Qosina, USA
Raumedic AG
SMC Medical Manufacturing Pvt. Ltd., India
Sterimed Medical Devices (P) Ltd., India
Steri Techno Fab, India
Tekni-Plex India Pvt. Ltd., India
Twist Engineering Works,India
Yuhuan Shengjiu Mould Co., Ltd., China

Airways Surgical Pvt. Ltd., India

Alpha Medicare and Devices Ltd., India
Alpha Therapeutics Pvt. Ltd., India
Ami Polymer Pvt. Ltd., India
Angiplast Pvt. Ltd., India
Appasamy Associates, India
Beacon Plastics, India
Delux Surgical, Inida
Ignisol Mediplas Corporation, India
Jain Rubbers Pvt. Ltd., India
Operon Strategist, India
R.R. Patel Gases (P) Ltd., India

Proven Trade Contacts, India

Sanidhya Enterprise, India
Surgi Pack India Pvt. Ltd.
Unikal Consultants, India
Vinit Performance Polymers Pvt. Ltd., India
Aircity, India
Amigo Surgi Care Pvt. Ltd., India
Angel Products, India
Apex Medical Devices, India
Jimit Medico Surgicals Pvt. Ltd.
Kavya Packaging, India
Life-O-Line Technologist, India
Mesco Surgical, India
Morrisons Lifecare Pvt. Ltd., India
National Healthcare, India
Pharmadocx, Inida
S. Nath & Co., India
Unikal Consultants, India
Venus Industries,India, Mobile : 9825747495
Zinkal Products, India


This issue highlights four different but critical issues of relevance to the Indian Medical Device Industry, namely Regulatory transformation taking place, the effect of Minimum Retail Prices (MRP) on the growth of medical device manufacturing industry in India, Export Opportunities and lastly importance of healthcare plastics recycling in hospitals on Environment, Public Health, Economy and Job creation.
First of all, on behalf of the Indian Industry and “MEDICAL PLASTICS DATA SERVICE”, WE WELCOME AND WELCOME OUR NEW YOUNG AND DYNAMIC DRUGS CONTROLLER GENERAL OF INDIA, DR . V.G.SOMANI and look forward to his support and guidance to achieve our Hon. Prime Minister’s Vision of “Make-In-India” very fast....

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Cover Story

Updates on Medical Device Regulations in India & Key Features Of Roadmap Ahead
- Dr. V. G. Somani, Drugs Controller General (India), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India Comprehensive regulation of Medical Devices is important for ensuring safety and well beings of patient’s using such Medical Devices. Ministry of Health and Family welfare, had constituted a committee to work out a roadmap on regulation of all Medical Devices...

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Excessive MRP’s Stiffling India’s Mfg Growth
- Rajiv Nath, Forum Coordinator, Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) The practice of Excessive MRP on the finished product labels has been a bottleneck for the growth of manufacturing sector in India...

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Waste Management

Healthcare Plastics Waste Recycling: Improves Environment & Job Creation
- V R Patel, CEO, Vir Enviro Management & Former, Deputy Chief Engineer, Gujarat Pollution Control Board
- D L Pandya - Editor & CEO, MEDICAL PLASTICS DATA SERVICE and www.medisourceasia.com
Recycling PVC diverts waste and useful resources from landfill and reduces the consumption of energy feedstock in the production of new products. It can also lead to positive environmental outcomes...

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Global Trends

Export Opportunities for Medical Devices in Africa
- S.Abidi, Research Advisor, Govt. of Guj.-AMA Centre of International Trade
With close to one billion people and a GDP of approximately $1.7 Trillion, Africa presents a sizeable investment opportunity.

African countries have united together to establish Regional Economic Communities (RECs)...

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AiMeD & Regulatory Updates

  • Conference on Comprehensive Regulation of Medical Devices
  • AiMeD & BCIL Seek Regulatory Framework On Medical Devices
  • Govt Issues Draft Notification To Bring All Medical Devices Under Single Regulatory Framework

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Industry News

  • Niti Aayog proposes separate regulator for medical devices
  • India Wooing Japanese Medical Device Firms to Cut Reliance on US
  • TSIIC Allocates 20 Acres Land To Set Up Cardiac Stent Mfg. Unit At Medical Devices Park In Telangana
  • Medical Devices Exporter Poly Medicure Eyes 17-18% Revenue Growth
  • Nu-Vu Conair Pvt. Ltd. Opens A New Factory In Ahmedabad

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Product Gallery

Tuohy Borst Adapters
Qosina is pleased to carry over 40 different configurations of tuohy borst adapters in sizes ranging from 0-18 FR.

A tuohy borst adapter, which is a three-piece assembly comprised of a body, gasket and cap, is commonly used to prevent the backflow of fluid and facilitate catheter introduction. The silicone valve and cap torque around a tube or instrument to hold it in place...

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Did You Know?

About Healthcare Waste Management : Reasons For Failure
Lack of awareness about the health hazards related to health-care waste, inadequate training in proper waste management, absence of waste management and disposal systems, insufficient financial...

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“Let's go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday”

- .Steven Jobs

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