Cabinet passes new decisions

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AMMAN — The Cabinet Sunday approved an amendment to the system for examining medicines, medical supplies, sterilizers, disinfectants, and cosmetics for 2022, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The system is aimed at streamlining medicine registration with the Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA), especially medicine produced in Jordan intended for export.

The Cabinet also approved an amendment to the licensing system for pharmaceuticals and their fees for 2022. The amendment will see the establishment of a licensing committee for pharmaceuticals and specify the requirements related to a company's location, distance from residential areas, sources of pollution, and groundwater sources.

The Cabinet approved an amendment to the system to recognize non-Jordanian higher education institutions and the equivalency of their certificates for 2022.

Under the amendment, the non-Jordanian certificates equivalency committee will be reconstituted to become headed by the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research with the membership of the Ministry's Secretary-General as deputy chairman of the committee.

It also approved the administrative organization system for the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for 2022, enabling the Ministry to implement its strategic plan being the driving force behind the system.

The Cabinet agreed that the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Ministry of Health would move forward in establishing a Jordanian national laboratory on the human genome and personalized medicine applications in cooperation with Harvard University.

The Cabinet also approved the national waste management plan for 2022-2026, aimed at limiting the spread of waste and its indiscriminate dumping through the development of regulatory legislation and the development of a general framework.

The plan also aims to spread the awareness to reduce the indiscriminate dumping of waste, improve its management system, establish the infrastructure, implement a hierarchical waste management system, govern this sector and activate the laws and regulations governing it.

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