v. 14 – 2020/02
|Market Executive Summary||
The United Arab Emirate (UAE) is implementing a system in the UAE aimed to ensure the safety of patients by giving each medicine a barcode reducing the chances of any mistakes when dispensing medication.
The barcode system provides comprehensive and intelligent solutions in the management of pharmaceuticals and drug dispensations, relying on GS1 Standards. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) made it obligatory for all pharmaceutical companies, agents and suppliers to supply pharmaceuticals with a barcode based on the GS1 Standards and 2D Data Matrix.