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        6/12/2013, Tammuz 4, 5773

      Health Committee Orders Report of Drug Side Effects


      The Knesset Health Committee ordered Israeli licensed pharmaceutical proprietors to report any phenomena of side effect associated with drugs they market, in order to allow real-time risk control and promotion of the safety of patients and consumers. Additionally, local companies will be required to report any side effects warnings issued by the drug manufacturers within 3 days of product launch in Israel, as well as report unexpected outbreaks of side effects in Israel within 15 days.