Malaysia: Code on Advertisement for Medical Devices

The Malaysian Medical Device Authority (MDA) has prepared a draft Code of Advertisement for Medical Devices. This guidance document  is intended  to  help  the  industry  and  healthcare  professionals  in  their  quest  to  comply  with  the Medical Device Act (Act 737) and their regulations.

The Code of Advertisement for Medical Devices complements the provisions of Section 44 of Medical Device Act on Advertisement and is intended to provide guidance in ensuring good marketing practices and advertising messages which promote the quality use of a medical device in a socially responsible and ethical matter.