Japan Pharmaceutical Update

Recent deregulation reforms within the Japanese pharmaceutical market have been applauded by international pharmaceutical companies and associations alike. Major reform efforts include: withdrawal of the reference pricing system, speeding up the approval process for new drugs, more acceptance of foreign clinical data,... Read More


Japan Medical Regulatory Update

This article contains a series of news briefs and updates with regard to Japan's medical device and pharmaceutical markets. Topics include: hospital roles in billing, reimbursing, and controlling medical equipment; pharmaceutical deregulation; liberalized procurement policy for medical products; and drug pricing policy. Read More