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In cooperation between the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA). We facilitatie the procedures for applicants to obtain entry E-visas to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for attending and participating the GHWP event.

About GHWP

Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP) is a non-profit organization. Its goals are to study and recommend ways to harmonize medical device regulations and to work in coordination with international stakeholders such as WHO, OECD, International Medical Devices Regulators Forum (IMDRF), and Global Alliances such as : GS1, Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed), Global Medical Devices Nomenclature Agency (GMDN Agency) , Global Medical Technology Alliance (GMTA), Global Diagnostic Imaging, Healthcare IT, and Radiation Therapy Trade Association (DITTA) and Inter-American Coalition for Regulatory Convergence for the Medical Technology Sector (IACRC),aiming at establishing harmonized requirements, procedures and standards.

GHWP is a group of experts from the medical device regulatory authorities and the medical device industry, consisting of 32 countries/regions such as Saudi Arabia, China , USA, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia and chaired by Mr. Ali Al-Dalaan (Saudi Arabia –SFDA) , the vice chairs are Mr. GAO Guobiao (China-NMPA) and Ms. Quan Tran (Singapore-Industry).

The organization includes 9 scientific and technical work groups which are premarket requirements – General Medical Devices, premarket requirements –IVDD, premarket requirements: Software as a medical device, postmarket, clinical Evidence for performance and Safety , quality management system: audit and assessment , quality Management System: Operation and Implementation, standards and UDI.

For more information about the GHWP, please visit the webpage: (


Date:13th-16th February 2023

Venue: Crowne Plaza Riyadh RDC Hotel & Convention

Imam Saud Ibn Abdul Aziz Road Wady Al Muaydin Street Unit 4, Riyadh 6391 | Saudi Arabia Location

Tel : 00966118131313


Hotel Offered price Country
Crowne Plaza Riyadh 1275SR include Breakfast Reservation Email :
Reservation code : GCFDA
For assistance in reservation please contact Mr.AliTel: 00966573319442
Gardino Hotel&Residence 650SR include Breakfast Reservation Email :
Reservation code : SFDA
Narcissus Riyadh Hotel 750SR include Breakfast Reservation email:
Note: For getting the offer , (Guests are requested to stated that they are attending GHWP annual meeting hosted by SFDA).
For assistance in reservation , please contact: Tel: 00966112946300
Movenpick Hotel and Residences Riyadh - Ghadeer District 1200SR include Breakfast Reservation email:
Reservation code : SFDAA
Novotel Riyadh Alanoud Single room 475SR including Breakfast
Double room 525SR including Breakfast
Deluxe room single 575SR including Breakfast
Deluxe room double 625SR including Breakfast
Suit single 1075SR including Breakfast
Suit double 1125SR including Breakfast
Reservation through emails and phone as following details:
Email 1:
Email 2:
WhatsApp number: 00966580199911
Tel: 00966112882323
**Note: at the time of booking, please mention that the reservation is belonging to GHWP meeting - SFDA
Courtyard Marriott Riyadh Olaya 750 SR per night including breakfast
Event Summary:
SFDA Group on 12-16 Feb 2023.
Start Date: Sunday, February 12, 2023
End Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Last Day to Book: Monday, February 6, 2023
For booking please follow the link:
Book your group rate for SFDA Group on 12-16 Feb 2023.
For assistance, please do not hesitate to contact:
Abdullah Alhokair
Multi Property sales Coordinator
M: +966-59 405 5892
Email 2:
** 1 US dollar ($)= 3.75 Saudi Riyal (SR)


Ali Al-Dalaan is an Executive Vice President for Medical Devices Sector at Saudi FDA and a chair of the Global Harmonization Working Party (GHWP).

Executive Director of Medical Devices Evaluation, Medical Devices Sector, Saudi FDA
Chair of GHWP WG3: Pre-market: Software as a Medical Device (SaMD).
Chair of GHWP JWG: AI in medical devices.
Member of IEC62 Software Network and Artificial Intelligence Advisory Group(SNAIG), ISO TC210 and ISO TC 215.

International Policy Analyst
Office of the Center Director
Center for Devices and Radiological Health


Deputy Division Director,
Office of International Programs,
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA)

Deputy Director, Office of Cardiovascular Device

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

   Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

 (Cardiovascular and Imaging Medical Devices Division)

Assistant Director

WG1 Chair  of AHWP


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4. GHWP Agenda


  • Please submit the comlete registration from together with proof of payment, indicate GHWP 2023 in the subject field of your email.

  • Registration of delegates will not be process without proof of payment. Registration fee is non-refundable.

  • Meeting program is subject to change without prior notice.

  • The information provided in this form will be only be used for processing your participation and communication with you on matters related to the GHWP Meeting . If you wish to correct your personal data, pleasee

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