Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Food, Drugs, Healthcare, Life Sciences
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Parliament has recently approved a new law covering health insurance.
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Medical Devices are used in the healthcare for the diagnosis, prevention, monitoring or treatment of illness or disability.
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Tourism in Egypt is flourishing, as it became a destination for many tourists due to its many attractions especially the peculiarity of its food.
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In its attempt to protect consumers' health, Egypt has recently issued Law No. 206 of 2017 (the "Law") regulating the promotion of any healthcare goods and/or services.
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Egyptian Pharmaceutical production has been impacted by the economic deficiency and the pharmacists warn that some drug supplies such as those of cancer treatment and diabetes are tapering off.
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The Israeli Parliament approved on December 25, 2018, an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance – 1973, which, amongst others, regulates medical cannabis (the "Amendment").
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On December 26, 2018 the Israeli Securities Authority (the "ISA") issued investment highlights, addressed to the public considering investments in medical cannabis companies, due to these companies' special characteristics and risks.
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The Israeli Parliament approved on December 25, 2018, an amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Ordinance – 1973, which, amongst others, regulates medical cannabis (the "Amendment").
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IBM's Watson super-computer and Google's DeepMind are already being used in healthcare research.
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On 31 July 2018, the Israeli Ministry of Health (MoH) published a "call for action", inviting the public to participate in the process of examining the need to amend Section 47D of the Pharmacists' Ordinance, ...
Clyde & Co
The Saudi Council of Ministers has recently approved certain amendments to the Private Health Institutes Law (the Amendments).
Al Tamimi & Company
In a recent case the Dubai Public Prosecution (‘DPP') charged a medical practitioner with malpractice.
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The Council of Cooperative Health Insurance issued a circular on 22 July 2018 addressed to all health insurers, healthcare providers and TPAs that a new claims settlement process will come into effect in October 2018.
Al Tamimi & Company
Effective 22 January 2018, the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the United Arab Emirates (‘MOHAP') issued a Ministerial Resolution that provides for the fast-track registration of...
Al Tamimi & Company
Establishing a hospital in the MENA region or investing into an existing medical facility is of significant interest for investors globally.
ENSafrica
In the recent decision in the consolidated matter of Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development and Others v Prince; National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others v Rubin; ...
ENSafrica
The legal and philosophical aspects relating to the concept of "ownership" with respect to human biological material of various kinds has been hotly debated.
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The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has approved and published an amendment to the Regulations of the Liquor Products Act 60 of 1989 ...
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In the recent decision of MEC, Health and Social Development, Gauteng v DZ [2017] ZACC 37, the Constitutional Court considered the potential benefits of allowing defendants to pay future medical expenses ...
STA Law Firm
Saudi Arabia along with other GCC countries including UAE, Kuwait, and Bahrain have high levels of obesity, and this has been a known issue for numerous years.
STA Law Firm
Medical tourism is an industry which has seen substantial growth in recent years. Often times, to get the best or fastest medical attention, there will be options available in foreign nations.
STA Law Firm
There are numerous practices which are performed openly and legally, which are at the same time, known to harm either the individuals involved in using them or the environment in general.
STA Law Firm
Over the past decades, the UAE health sector has witnessed a dramatic change along with impressive growth. UAE has a federal government which oversees the entire country's health sector.
STA Law Firm
Medication and drugs are a crucial innovation of the last few centuries and are among the most impactful and essential areas of research and development in human history.
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