Local and Global Health Laws and Regulations in Light of the Corona Pandemic
By: Prof. Badria A. Al-Awadi
Health care for citizens finds its basis in constitutions in the first place as it is one of the basic tasks entrusted to the state, then come legislation, laws and regulations to put these constitutional principles and basic tasks into practice. From here emerge the rules and infrastructure for building health systems and devices, and then the health sector features are formed through the implementation of laws, the application of regulations and the provision of budgets and the necessary human cadres that include administrators, doctors, nurses in various specialties and other workers in the support sectors.
Like the rest of the legislation that is pre-established and foundational, but includes consideration and regulation of emergency situations, the Kuwaiti health laws at all levels formed an effective and influential framework for organizing the response and dealing with the repercussions of the Corona pandemic that appeared suddenly, then grew and escalated in an unprecedented and wide way, which created Strong pressures …