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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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China Office

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Slide 1: Posts officially opened in November 2008

  • Beijing 
  • Director 
  • Senior technical experts in foods, medicines, and medical devices 
  • Guangzhou 
  • 2 inspectors (foods expertise) 
  • Shanghai 
  • 2 inspectors (medical products expertise) 
  • Local hires in all three posts in China (5 total) 
  • Washington, D.C. 
    • Staff at FDA headquarters

Slide 2: Focus Work on:

  • Implementation of landmark agreements with regulatory counterparts 
  • Capacity building 
  • Inspections, information gathering 
  • Communication with regulated industry 

Objectives 2010: 

  • Capacity building with regulatory counterparts 
  • Increased inspections, training through inspections 
  • Strengthened information-gathering 
  • Strengthened outreach, communication with Chinese industry