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Health Legislations Encyclopedia

Legislations Establishing the Health Sector

  • Law No. (10) of 2018 Concerning The Establishment of Department of Health
  • Law No. (14) of 2019 Concerning The Establishment of Abu Dhabi Public Health Centre
  • Amiri Decree No. (39) of 2005 Concerning the Establishment of National Health Insurance Company (P.J.S.C)
  • Amiri Decree No. (10) of 2007 Concerning the Establishment of Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (P.J.S.C.)
  • Amiri Decree No. (12) of 2016 Amending Some Provisions of the Amiri Decree No. (39) of 2005 Concerning the Establishment of National Health Insurance Company (P.J.S.C)
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (25) of 2018 Concerning Additional Competencies of the Department of Health
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Legislations Regulating Practice of Human Medicine / Private Health Facilities / Practice of Some Medical Professions by Persons other than Physicians & Pharmacists

  • Federal Law No. (5) of 1984 Concerning the Practice of Some Medical Professions by Persons other than Physicians & Pharmacists
  • Federal Law No. (4) of 2015 Concerning Private Health Facilities
  • Federal Law No. (5) of 2019 Concerning the Regulation of Practice of Human Medicine Profession
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (29) of 2020 regarding the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. (4) of 2015 Concerning Private Health Facilities
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Systems of Births & Deaths Legislations

  • Federal Law No. (18) of 2009 regarding Regulation of Births and Deaths Registration
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (22) of 2008 regarding Regulation of Cemeteries and Procedures of Deaths Registration and Burial of Bodies
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (68) of 2008 regarding Provisions of Births Registration in the Emirate of Ab Dhabi
  • Minister of Health Resolution No. (44) of 2011 regarding the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. (18) of 2009 regarding Regulation of Births and Deaths Registration
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Medically Assisted Reproduction Legislations

  • Federal Law No. (7) of 2019 concerning Medically Assisted Reproduction
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (36) of 2009 Issuing the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. (11) of 2008 concerning the Licensing of Fertilization Centers in UAE
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (6) of 2020 on Endorsement of Work Rules for Umbilical Cord Blood & Stem Cells Storage Centers
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Prevention of Communicable Diseases Legislations

  • Federal Law No. (28) of 1981 concerning the Detention and Treatment of People with Mental Disorders
  • Federal Law No. (14) of 2014 regarding Communicable Diseases Prevention
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (33) of 2016 issuing the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. (14) of 2014 regarding Communicable Diseases Prevention
  • Ministerial Resolution No. (232) of 2020 Amending the Communicable Diseases Schedule Annexed to the Executive Regulations of Federal Law No. (14) of 2014
  • Ministerial Resolution No. (242) of 2020 Updating the must-be-reported Communicable Diseases Schedule
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Health Insurance Legislations

  • Law No. (23) of 2005 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and its Executive Regulations
  • Law No. (22) of 2018 concerning the Amendment of Some Provisions of Law No. (23) of 2005 concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (25) of 2006 Issuing the Executive Regulations of Law No. 23 of 2005 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (83) of 2007 Concerning the Implementation of Health Insurance in respect of Nationals and Persons of Equivalent Status in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Chairman of the Executive Council Resolution No. (47) of 2008 Amending Certain Provisions of Resolution No. (25) of 2006 Issuing the Executive Regulations of Law No. 23 of 2005 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Resolution No. (CO-014/10) Amending Certain Provisions of Resolution No. (25) of 2006 Issuing the Executive Regulations of Law No. 23 of 2005 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
  • Resolution No. (CO-019/10) Amending Certain Provisions of Resolution No. (25) of 2006 Issuing the Executive Regulations of Law No. 23 of 2005 Concerning Health Insurance in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
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Legislations Regulating Human Organs & Tissues Transplantation

  • Federal Decree-Law No. (5) 2016 on Regulation of Human Organs & Tissues Transplantation
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (25) of 2020 regarding the Executive Regulations of Federal Decree-Law No. (5) 2016 on Regulation of Human Organs & Tissues Transplantation
  • GCC Ministers of Health Council Resolution No. (3) dated 26/4/1427 H corresponding to 14/5/2006
  • Gulf Unified Guide for Organs Transplantation In the GCC Countries
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Medical Liability Legislations

  • Federal Decree-Law No. (4) of 2016 regarding Medical Liability
  • Cabinet Resolution No. (40) of 2019 concerning the Executive Regulations of the Federal Decree-Law No. (4) of 2016 regarding Medical Liability
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Medical Products, Pharmacy Profession & Pharmaceutical Facilities Legislations

  • Federal Law No. (8) of 2019 regarding Medical Products, Pharmacy Profession & Pharmaceutical Facilities
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ICT in Health Fields Legislations

  • Federal Law No. (2) of 2019 Concerning the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Health Fields
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Resolution, Bylaws and Regulations

Chairman of DOH Resolution No. (38) of 2020

  • Health insurance violations and penalties schedule
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Resolution No. (38) of 2019 regarding the regulations for international patient care

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Resolution No. (36) of 2019 regarding disciplinary regulations for the health sector of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi

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Resolution No. (39) of 2019 regarding the establishment of the medical liability committee

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Resolution No. (37) of 2019 regarding the regulations for health media and advertising

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