UAE: Emirates Drug Corporation Established

United Arab Emirates News developments

UAE: Emirates Drug Corporation Established

Al Bayan, 9 October 2023: The UAE’s Cabinet has approved a Federal Law establishing the Emirates Drug Corporation.

It will be responsible for regulating and managing everything related to medical products at a federal level and will have its own legal personality and financial and administrative independence.

Among other things, it will trace medical products across the country, including free zones.

These products include pharmaceutical products, medical aids, healthcare products, biological products, nutritional supplements, cosmetics, veterinary products, fertilisers, agricultural conditioners, growth regulators, plants, pesticides, genetically modified organisms, and their products.

Other medical products may be added by subsequent legislation.

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Tanya Jain