v. 15 – Q3 2020
|Market Executive Summary||
Lebanon is implementing Trace and Trace serialization to align with the Emerging Global Standard (EGS). This implementation is being done to enable traceability of pharmaceutical products in the supply chain in an effort to increase patient safety and prevent counterfeiting. This has been mandated by the Ministry of Public Health.
The scope of this implementation will include all pharmaceutical products imported, manufactured, and sold in Lebanon, excluding free medical samples and IV fluids. As of Q2 2020, labeling requirements have been released and are documented below. The database to upload and retain product information and transaction data, MediTrack, has been introduced and begun to be rolled out.