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News Article
Oaxaca and Tabasco are the first states to ban the sale of junk food in Mexico. What consequences will this have for companies?
Legal Background on the New Food And Beverage Labeling
News Article
How do the new changes to the General Health Law and NOM-051 can affect companies?
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Ernesto Algaba
Partner of the Life Sciences Practice
Hogan Lovells in Mexico
How can companies best adapt to new health regulations that can impact many industry sectors? Hogan Lovells experts explain.
Blood Donation Awareness Key For Mexican Healthcare
Analysis
How can Mexico improve its altruist blood donation system and why is it important for our society’s well-being?
How Has the Centralized Medicine Purchasing Scheme Worked So Far?
Analysis
The healthcare sector grabbed the spotlight in Mexico before COVID-19, as public entities faced medicine shortages. Here is what happened.
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Roundtable
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ALEJANDRO LUNA
Partner litigation and Life Sciences Co-chair at Olivares

Several factors impact the local healthcare environment. Changes have been made to public tenders of pharmaceuticals, imposing new requirements that do not encompass the health and the pharmaceutical industry systems in Mexico. For instance, the Mexican government now forces participants to have marketing authorization, which means only the manufacturer and not the licensee or distributor may participate in the public tender. Most manufacturing companies do not have the infrastructure to participate in the tenders themselves, causing shortages and uncertainty in tender processes. There is also a fear that players from countries with no free trade agreement with Mexico will enter the bidding process with products that may not fulfill regulatory standards. The public and private sector must work together for tenders to run smoothly and to ensure universal coverage.

Mexico Health Review spoke with lawyers, legal experts and consultants on the coming changes in the regulatory landscape and what companies must do…
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Ernesto Algaba
Partner of the Life Sciences Practice
Hogan Lovells in Mexico
Hogan Lovells is an international law firm that specializes in different industries.
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Ernesto Algaba
Partner of the Life and Sciences Practice
Hogan Lovells BSTL
Hogan Lovells BSTL is the Mexican branch of the global law firm present in 25 countries with over 2,500 lawyers.
Analysis
Antibiotics have saved many lives over the past 70 years but the rise of the “superbug” threatens this.
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