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Iman Abdullah Al Ali, Staff Reporter
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection allowed the patients who have been prescribed controlled medication to have the medicine in one package for three months.
The ministry said in a circular issued that the patient can send a copy of his identity to the health facility, with the treating doctor, at least two days before the date of renewing the prescribed medicines, to register the prescription in the electronic platform in advance. The ministry stated that medications can be received after providing a copy of the patient’s identity without being present.
The Dubai Health Authority also issued a circular to all professionals and private health facilities licensed by the authority in the emirate, regarding instructions and precautionary measures to address the emerging corona (COVID-19).
The ministry stated that medications can be received after providing a copy of the patient’s identity without being present in person.
The Dubai Health Authority issued a circular to all professionals and private health facilities, regarding instructions and precautionary measures to address the emerging corona (COVID-19).
The authority said that patients are not required to attend the clinic or hospital as they are allowed to receive the medicines through delivery at home, or by another person on his behalf.
The circular also indicated the necessity of stopping all cosmetic procedures in health facilities such as hair removal, botox, filler, facelift, hair transplantation, etc., besides all alternative and complementary medicine services such as “Ayurveda”, homeopathy, physiotherapy, Acupuncture, and herbs and Greek medicine.
The instructions stressed that receiving patients in dental centres and clinics is limited to urgent cases.
The Ministry of Interior said on Tuesday that wearing masks is a necessity only for individuals suffering from chronic diseases and those with flu symptoms rather than the rest of other segments of society, according to the guidelines of the World Health Organisation.
This was announced by the Ministry further to its earlier circular on the same subject and in response to public queries about the conditions of wearing masks as part of the precautionary and preventive measures taken to curb the spread of COVID-19.
A batch of Calcium Gluconate 10% Ampoule, which supplies the body with calcium, will be withdrawn from both the public and private health sectors due to quality problems.
The Ministry of Health and Community Protection withdrew one batch of the medical product “Dopamine HCL 200mg/5ml
The Ministry of Health and Prevention issued two circulars to all health facilities and healthcare practitioners in the private health sector.
Recent initiatives in Gulf countries to facilitate patient access to new medicines and the advantages of integrating regulations related to drug trials and registration region wide were discussed at the GCC Regulatory Affairs Pharma Summit 2020,
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill held a fiery media conference in which he lashed out at Shirazi for criticising the government’s economic policies in her article.
Sheikh Mohammed exchanged cordial conversations with Simonyte about the bilateral relations between the two countries and ways to advance economic relations towards a new stage that achieves the interests of the two countries and their development aspirations in various fields of common interest, foremost of which are the sectors of advanced technology, innovation, and renewable energy.
This was announced by the Seismology Department of the National Centre of Meteorology (NCM), which monitors earthquake activities in the United Arab Emirates.
Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied during the visit by his sons, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Ahmed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, and Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.