To support the overall objective of enabling communication and information sharing of regulatory policies, guidelines, standards, procedures, outputs and regulated products and entities, SEARN is led by a Steering Group comprising of regulatory agencies of Member States and five Working Groups. The Steering Group has three members for continuity – India, Indonesia, Thailand and two other members nominated on a rotational basis till the next meeting.



The five Working Groups are:
  1. Quality assurance and standards of medical products, including labs;
  2. Good Regulatory Practices (GRP), including Good Manufacturing Practices, GDP etc.;
  3. Vigilance for medical products;
  4. Information Sharing Platform, and
  5. Medical devices and diagnostics.

The Working Groups, comprising of Member States are actively guiding the groups to help SEARN realise its potential fully.