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ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
On April 25th, 2017, the Ministry of Health ("Ministry") has published the Regulation on Packaging Information, Inserts and Tracking of Medicinal Products for Human Use ("Regulation") on the Official Gazette.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has introduced new definitions and measurement specifications for food additives, in line with the European Union's approach.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey continues to make changes to food regulations in order to harmonize its approach with the European Union. New regulations introduce principles and procedures for adding vitamins, minerals and certain other items to foods.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Medicine has been defined by the World Health Organization as "products that are used to change or analyze physiological and pathological circumstances to the benefit of the user."
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
In 2014, the Turkish Medicine and Medical Device Institution's ("Institution") New Year's resolution list included two remarkable items: (i) ensuring people's access to safe human medicinal products, and (ii) battling the grey economy.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Board has increased compliance and service fees by 3.83% for 2017.
Moroğlu Arseven
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.
Moroğlu Arseven
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.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Such models are structured under project agreements so as to attract lenders, and to provide the opportunity to the project company to obtain financing.
Moroğlu Arseven
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.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Ministry of Family and Social Policies ("Ministry") has introduced comprehensive new standards for nursing centers for disabled people.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Ministry of Health ("Ministry") has inspected and shut down 5,300 websites selling drugs, slimming teas and similar products.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
In Turkey, import and sale of medicines are subject to licensing requirements of the Ministry of Health ("Ministry").
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
In Turkey, all activities pertaining to the promotion of medicinal products are performed in accordance with the rules under the Regulation on Promotional Activities of Medicinal Products ("Regulation") and surveilled by the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency ("Agency").
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock ("Ministry") has published a Communiqué intended to encourage agriculture investments between 2016 and 2020.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Ministry of Health of the Turkish Republic ("Ministry") has announced procedures and principles for protecting personal health data, ensuring data privacy, as well as processing and transferring personal health data.
Moroğlu Arseven
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Sağlık Bakanlığı ("Bakanlık"), ilgili kişilerin kişisel sağlık verilerinin korunmasına, veri mahremiyetinin sağlanmasına, kişisel sağlık verilerinin işlenmesi, aktarılması ve bu verilere erişim için kurulacak, ilgili kişilerin kişisel sağlık verilerine dair erişim, değişiklik ve paylaşım yapmasına olanak sağlayan merkezi si
Moroğlu Arseven
The Turkish Medicine and Medical Device Institution has amended requirements for notifying the local health authority about staff changes for medical device sales and promotion support.
Moroğlu Arseven
Given the potential risks posed to public health, the pharmaceutical sector is one of the most strictly regulated sectors in many countries, including Turkey.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Pursuant to the amendments, scope of the Regulation in relation to some active agents; determinant residue types, applicable animal species and maximum residue levels sections are extended.
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Moroğlu Arseven
Changes have been made to Turkey's cosmetics regulations. In particular, the amendments ban use of benzylidene camphor, as well as change requirements for non-oxidant hair dyes and the relationship between local and European Union legislation with regard to vivisection.
Erdem & Erdem Law
Medicine has been defined by the World Health Organization as "products that are used to change or analyze physiological and pathological circumstances to the benefit of the user."
Moroğlu Arseven
In Turkey, a process called an "abbreviated application" allows generic drug producers to apply for marketing authorization without submitting information about tests and clinical trials, if a data exclusivity period does not exist, in certain circumstances.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey continues to make changes to food regulations in order to harmonize its approach with the European Union. New regulations introduce principles and procedures for adding vitamins, minerals and certain other items to foods.
Baker & McKenzie / Esin Attorney Partnership
A new decision, On the Pricing of Medicines for Human Use, published on 10 July 2015, has revoked the controversial 2007 pricing decision and has introduced a reference price for pharmaceuticals of 70% of the previous year's average EUR/TRY exchange rate.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock has announced details of the 2016 support payment scheme for farmers, intended to sustainability improve vegetable production and develop agricultural techniques.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
In 2014, the Turkish Medicine and Medical Device Institution's ("Institution") New Year's resolution list included two remarkable items: (i) ensuring people's access to safe human medicinal products, and (ii) battling the grey economy.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey's Tobacco and Alcohol Market Regulatory Board has increased compliance and service fees by 3.83% for 2017.
Moroğlu Arseven
Online sale of over the counter ("OTC") pharmaceutical products is banned in Turkey because the legislative framework does not specifically address this market segment.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has introduced regulations outlining principles and procedures for financial arrangements between health care service providers and the Social Security Institution, including supplementary arrangements.
Moroğlu Arseven
The Action Plan is limited to pharmaceuticals for human use and sets goals for the period to support the local pharmaceutical sector to become more competitive globally.
BASEAK
In recent years, Turkey made major developments in the pharmaceutical industry. Considering the Association of Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies' (AIFD) "Ranking of Countries in Pharmaceutical Market" research in 2013, Turkey was in the 18th place and expected to be in the 16th by the end of 2018.
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