v. 19 – Q3 2021

Market Executive Summary The State of Kuwait has no traceability requirements as of yet. The Ministry of Health signed MoU with GS1 Kuwait – Commitment to implement GS1 Standards in the healthcare sector.

The State of Kuwait is following the common practice for the Gulf countries towards drug traceability using the GS1 Standards, aligning on the use of GS1 DataMatrix with 4 data elements.

There is some uncertainty around the details of the compliance requirements. Suggestions to follow the Emerging Global Standard on the basis of GS1 coding.

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