The vital role of standards in promoting product quality and international trade was the theme of the recent China Yiwu International Commodities Fair. Dennis Chew, the Director of the IEC Asia-Pacific Regional Centre, was among those taking part.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. It may result from genetic causes, complications at birth, certain infectious diseases, chronic ear infections, the use of particular drugs, exposure to excessive noise
IEC and ISO Joint Technical Committee (ISO/IEC JTC 1) for information technology began its week-long meeting in New Delhi. Around 90 country delegates and chairs of JTC 1 subcommittees will discuss their work programmes for the development of international standards for ICT.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 422 million people in the world suffer from diabetes. It is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by high levels of blood sugar, which can lead over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and ne
The 2019 Qingdao Forum on International Standardization took place on 27-29 October, under the guidance of IEC, ISO, ITU, the Standards Administration of China (SAC) and the People’s Government of Shandong Province. The event was hosted by the Qingdao Municipal Government.
A symposium on using IEC standardization work to support medical device regulation has taken place at the 2019 IEC General Meeting in Shanghai. It brought together regulators with standards and conformity assessment experts.