International – ICH updates on upcoming guidelines, adds new participants

The International Council for Harmonisation (ICH) on Wednesday announced the addition of a new member and observer to its ranks and updated on the progress of guidelines in development following a virtual meeting of the ICH Assembly last week held in lieu of its previously scheduled meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
 
At the meeting, ICH welcomed Turkey’s Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TITCK) as a regulatory member, after having joined ICH as an observer in 2018, and Lebanon’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) as a new observer. The new additions bring the total for ICH members to 17 and the number of observers to 32.
 
ICH updated on the progress of four of its guidelines, three that reached Step 4 of the ICH process in recent months and one that reached Step 2…