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Karnataka HC Directs Govt to Immediately Constitute Expert Team of Doctors to Inspect Hospitals Dealing with Covid-19 Cases

A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Alok Aradhe, referring to the Supreme Court order dated June 19 which directed all states to constitute the committee within one week, said “Such an expert team must be constituted immediately and must start functioning immediately.” The bench also directed the state and all other stakeholders to come out with measures for protecting categories of public servants who are in forefront against the war of COVID19. The categories included, pourakarmikas, police, doctors/nurses, asha workers, medical personnel and housekeeping staff in hospitals and other facilities. The bench noted that “All stakeholders must ensure that special care is taken of this category of public servants who are at the forefront.” The bench also directed the state to consider conducting random testing of the front-line warriors and protect them.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.