Andhra Pradesh MedTech Zone (AMTZ), Vizag headed a meet up of WHO in the medical device and diagnostic domains as a part of the South-East Asian Regulatory Network (SEARN). The day long programme had delegates from seven South-East Asian Regulatory bodies namely, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand and Timor-Leste. WHO representatives from the India country office as well as the headquarters in Geneva also presented their perspectives. National Biological Institute and the Central Drug Standards Control General’s office were also part of the event. The key areas of discussion and deliberations were regulation, vigilance and price control. Regulators from different countries have shared the regulatory frame work in their respective countries and the issues that they are facing as far as medical devices are concerned.