Hearing: China’s Healthcare Sector, Drug Safety, and the U.S.-China Trade in Medical Products (WEBCAST)

Hearing Transcript: 



Thursday, April 03, 2014


328A Russell Senate Office Building
2 Constitution Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002

Hearing Co-Chairs: Chairman Dennis C. Shea and Vice-Chairman William Reinsch


8:30 – 8:45 am                   Co-chairs’ remarks: Chairman Dennis C. Shea and Vice-Chairman William Reinsch


8:45 – 9:30 am                     Administration Panel

9:30 am –9:45 am:              Break


9:45 am – 11:15 am            Panel I: Policy Challenges in China’s Healthcare Sector

11:15 am –11:30 am           Break


11:30 am – 1:00 pm            Panel II: Market Access for U.S. Medical Goods and Services in China

  • Benjamin Shobert, Managing Director, Rubicon Strategy Group, Seattle, WA; Senior Associate, National Bureau of Asian Research, Washington, DC (Testimony)
  • Rod Hunter, Senior Vice President, International Affairs, PhRMA, Washington, DC       
  • Ralph Ives, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Analysis, AdvaMed, Washington, DC (Testimony)

1:00 – 2:00 pm                     Lunch break


2:00 pm – 3:30 pm              Panel III: The Safety of Medical Product Imports from China into the United States

3:30 pm                                  Adjourn