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For Supply Chain Executives: The CFDA's Suspension of Its Drug Monitoring System Will Drive Traceability and Serialization Changes

Published: 11 April 2016

ID: G00303290

Analyst(s): Andrew Stevens


The China Food and Drug Administration suspended its centralized drug monitoring system and transactions using the Chinese EDMC. Supply chain leaders should be proactive in addressing the impact of these changes to IT systems, governance processes and/or drug traceability regulations.

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  • Impact


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Suspension of the drug monitoring system is forcing supply chain leaders who work with China to assess track-and-trace and serialization efforts
    • Public Consultation on the Revision of Drug Quality Management Specification
    • Recommendations:

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