The objective of the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) is to encourage convergence at the global level in the evolution of regulatory systems for medical devices in order to facilitate trade whilst preserving the right of participating members to address the protection of public health by regulatory means considered to be most suitable.
The primary way in which the IMDRF achieves its goals is through the production of
harmonized guidance documents suitable for implementation or adoption by member
Regulatory Authorities, as appropriate taking into account their existing legal framework, or
by nations with developing regulatory programmes…