Bahrain Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Bahrain Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report

Bahrain Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Bahrain Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report
Published Aug 20, 2016
72 pages — Published Aug 20, 2016
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The Bahrain government is seeking Russian investment to help develop healthcare facilities and medical tourism after budgets cuts puts long-term plans on hold due to lower oil prices. In June ----, Chairman of the Supreme Health Council (SHC) received a South Korean delegation discussing the two countries cooperation on healthcare and the development of a study on Bahrain s needs for health insurance system. ...In June ----, Chairman of the Supreme Health Council (SHC) received a South Korean delegation discussing the two countries cooperation on healthcare and the development of a study on Bahrain s needs for health insurance system. In late June ----, the SHC announced it will supervise over the application of Bahrain s National Health Insurance Scheme, which is understood to be in the final stages before submitting to government, after which is hoped to be fully operational within three years following the actual application. The chairman of the SHC and Bahrain s Health Minister met with WHO officials in Egypt in June ----, to discuss national health strategies and systems, and to highlight Bahrain s keen interest on boosting cooperation with WHO to achieve sustainable development in the health sector. ...The chairman of the SHC and Bahrain s Health Minister met with WHO officials in Egypt in June ----, to discuss national health strategies and systems, and to highlight Bahrain s keen interest on boosting cooperation with WHO to achieve sustainable development in the health sector. Health experts speaking at the ---- Bahrain Diabetes Conference expressed concerns of the country s rapid rise in diabetes and the need to address rising levels of obesity to help combat the disease.

...The political unrest threatens to destabilise the entire political system, deterring foreign investors and pharmaceutical imports. The signing of the free trade agreement with the US, which has attracted harsh criticism from other GCC members, may potentially harm Bahrain s trade with its neighbours. ...The political unrest threatens to destabilise the entire political system, deterring foreign investors and pharmaceutical imports. The signing of the free trade agreement with the US, which has attracted harsh criticism from other GCC members, may potentially harm Bahrain s trade with its neighbours. Government investment is dependent on oil prices, which can fluctuate, thus hampering healthcare sector growth. ...Prescription medicines still sold over the counter in violation of regulations. Tightening of prescribing practices has resulted in some patients running out of medicines between appointments.

...Bahrain s regulatory environment is considered among the most advanced in the Gulf region. High standard of intellectual property protection stimulated by the free trade agreement with the US. ...

  
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