In order to support the government's initiative to provide relief to the people amid COVID-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies have decided not to increase drug prices in the first quarter of financial year 2020-21.
The initiatives came as the United Nations seeks to galvanize the campaign against TB, which killed 1.5 million people last year and saw 10 million more infected
The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts
Mehta in his ruling set aside the entire rule as invalid, saying the HHS lacked authority from the U.S. Congress to compel drug manufacturers to disclose list prices
DRAP was issued notice to submit response
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kayani on Sunday asserted that hike in drug prices was essential due to recent increase in the value of dollar. Talking to journalist, Aamir Mehmood Kayani said that increase in prices of medicine was also essential for the survival of the pharmaceutical industry in the country. He was of the view that textile industry had been shifted to Bangladesh due to inappropriate policies of the previous governments. Kayani said that the pharmaceutical industry was facing…
WASHINGTON: US Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings plan to introduce legislation on Thursday aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs for US consumers. Democrats have been critical of efforts by the Trump administration to bring down drug prices after President Donald Trump promised to do so during his campaign and since being elected. They have said proposals by the administration let big drug makers off the hook and did not do enough to help Americans. The proposed legislation, which has…