On 14 October 2016 the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan signed Amendments to the Law On Medical Products (the "Amendment Law").
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To achieve harmonization with the provisions of EU Regulation no. 1169 of 2011, this current legal frame work will have to undergo an extensive review.
The eligibility is based on the risk of EU residents becoming affected by the disease.
The long-awaited decree that clarifies the French "Sunshine" obligations was recently published in the French Official Gazette, and it brings about some important changes...
France's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issued an instruction notice (document in French) providing for the implementation of the "information systems security plan" for the health care sector.
Arthur Cox is pleased to present the first of a series of knowledge bites to prepare medical device manufacturers for the new EU medical device regulations...
The Health Products Regulatory Authority (the "HPRA") has established an Innovation Office (the "Office") aimed at supporting the development of novel products in the life sciences sector.
We would like to present the overview of the most important legislation changes in life sciences for 2016.
Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Board has increased compliance and service fees by 3.83% for 2017.
The Turkish Ministry of Health ("Ministry") and Social Security Institute ("Institute") announced that according to a new cost savings action plan, pharmaceuticals imported under named-patient sales will occur through the Institute, rather that the Turkish Pharmacists Association ("Association") from 2 May 2017.
Turkey has amended principles for health-related R&D tenders. The changes apply to procurement of R&D services by the Ministry of Health, within the scope of Article 3(f) of Public Tender Act number 4734.
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Such models are structured under project agreements so as to attract lenders, and to provide the opportunity to the project company to obtain financing.
The Turkish Competition Board ("Board") recently published a short form decision concluding that the Turkish Pharmacists Association had abused its dominant market position when procuring pharmaceuticals from abroad by executing exclusivity agreements with pharmaceutical suppliers.
Turkey's Ministry of Family and Social Policies ("Ministry") has introduced comprehensive new standards for nursing centers for disabled people.
Turkey's Ministry of Health ("Ministry") has inspected and shut down 5,300 websites selling drugs, slimming teas and similar products.
Many health plans are raising the bar for value as they try to rein in drug spending.
After studying bioengineering and completing a PhD in the San Francisco Bay Area and a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship in London, Mark has spent the past four years analysing global health policy.
Our recent report Vital Signs: how to deliver better healthcare across Europe highlighted, as one of our vital signs, patient engagement and empowerment.
This week's blog is from Rachel Alsop, one of our colleagues in our strategy consulting team who spends some of her own time volunteering with the humanitarian mapping charity, MapAction.
Paul England discusses what recent events tell us about the intended role of the life sciences sector in the post-Brexit economy.