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The latest news stories from GMDN Agency.


  1. Make the most of your account: Useful links

    We want to make it easy for users to navigate our website. Get quick access to important features of your account with some useful links to get you started. Save the page to come back to for ease.

    27 Jan 2022 · Feature

  2. Colombia selects GMDN

    The National Institute of Surveillance of Medicines and Food (INVIMA) of Colombia has announced its new information system will use GMDN. We have been supporting Colombia in this implementation.

    23 Sep 2022

  3. What is UDI?

    The Unique Device Identifier (UDI) is a number allocated to a product label. It is used to identify the manufacturer and other important product safety information. Read more about the benefits that UDI supports....

    22 Sep 2022

  4. GMDN Update: Brazilian Portuguese Translations

    The GMDN has been updated to include Brazilian Portuguese translations. This will help to improve accuracy of assignment and drive forward the greater use of GMDN in Brazil.

    22 Sep 2022

  5. TGA Consultation

    Detailed considerations for implementing the proposed Australian medical device UDI regulatory framework: A third UDI consultation paper from the TGA (Australian Therapeutic Good Administration)

    31 Aug 2022 · Promotion

  6. UK Government to recommend use of GMDN following consultation

    Global harmonisation and patient safety was taken into consideration during the consultation. Read more about the report recommending the use of GMDN in the UK.

    27 Jun 2022

  7. Retirement announcement: GMDN CEO, Mark Wasmuth

    After 12 years with the GMDN Agency, our CEO Mark Wasmuth has chosen to retire. The exact timing of Mark’s retirement is likely to be dependent upon the appointment of his successor.

    20 Jun 2022

  8. The value of a globally harmonised nomenclature for medical devices

    The GMDN Agency has a core role in facilitating greater harmonisation and supporting shared data to benefit regulators, manufacturers, healthcare professionals and the public.

    07 Apr 2022

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