Several pharmacies in Bahrain have violated a decision to implement the unified pricing structure for the third batch of medicines which came into effect yesterday (September 1).
The move is part of a GCC-wide medicine price stand
Pharmacies across Bahrain have been frantically trying to adjust the price of around 5,000 medications on their shelves following orders to reduce their profit margins.
The National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA) has threatene
Current uncertainties and instability in certain Middle East markets will limit the growth of the life sciences sector including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology segments in the Mena region, a report said.
Patients in Bahrain could soon require a doctor's prescription to buy antibiotics, according to a senior health official.
The rule has been in place since the early 1990s but is not being implemented, National Health Regulator
Only licensed agents will be allowed to import drugs into Bahrain as part of a crackdown on fake and illegal medications, a report said.
They will also only be able to import drugs approved for import by Bahrain's health autho
Al Khayyat Investments, the holding company that manages over 200 international brands in the Middle East, will have a network of 40 BinSina outlets across the UAE by the end of 2011.
This represents a growth of 30 per cent over 2010 in te