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Medical Devices in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
Medical Devices
in the MENA
GCC states, Jordan, Lebanon, Algeria,
Morocco, Tunisia, and Iran
2020-02-12 2020-02-12 NH Frankfurt Airport West Kelsterbacher Str. 19-21 65479 Frankfurt-Raunheim +49 6142 990-0 +49 6142 990-100

Medical Devices in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

Marketing authorisation for medical devices in the key Middle East & North African markets

Marketing authorisation of medical devices in the GCC states like Saudi Arabia and the United Arabian Emirates, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia and Iran. This course gives you practical advice. Please take a look at the brochure.
  • Legal complexity in Saudi Arabia, the United Arabian Emirates and Egypt
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) marketing authorisation - essential documents and the approval process
  • Company registration and product exports to Iran
  • Registration of medical devices by the Iranian FDA
  • Crucial changes to the regulatory requirements in the Maghreb region

This distinguishes our event

Overall impression: 100 % of the participants' feedback was very good or good (February 2019)
Course content: 100 % of the participants' feedback was very good or good (February 2019)
Practical benefit: 100 % of the participants' feedback was very good or good (February 2019)

Aims and objectives

The MENA market represents a challenging yet exciting opportunity for foreign players.

In our course, you will:
  • learn more about demographic and economic key indicators;
  • get a better picture of the regulatory framework for medical devices in the key countries; and
  • understand how to best access the medical devices market in the MENA region.

Join us for a unique meeting with industry experts from Jordan and Lebanon,
and take the opportunity to get a thorough update on:

  • marketing authorisation
  • company registration
  • importing products importation and market access; and
  • product maintenance

Who should attend
This unique course addresses the needs of employees in the healthcare industry involved registering, exporting and manufacturing medical devices in MENA countries.

In particular, members of the following
departments will benefit from the
speakers' expertise:
  • Business Development;
  • Regulatory affairs;
  • Market Access; and
  • Export.

The course will be in English.
Your speakers
Dr Makram Nehme
PAREXEL International Ltd. Jdeide - Bouchrieh, Metn, LEBANON

Mohammed Saleem, PhD
Boehmert & Boehmert, Representation Office Middle East and North Africa, JORDAN

Ala'a Saleem
Science Forum (SIPS), Amman, JORDAN

Go forward

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More on our quality criteria

Quality guaranteed!

IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) defined quality criteria for professional training and education. We follow these criteria and, as a signatory, we are an active partner in further developing and optimising the quality standards. An aggregate evaluation of participants’ feedback on all FORUM’s healthcare training courses (evaluation period from 10/2017 - 9/2018 produced a result of 1.6 (based on a school grading system of 1-6).