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Philippines – DoH working on new round of drug price cuts

10 Mar

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Health is “working on” another round of drug price cuts before President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s term ends next June, according to DoH Secretary Esperanza Cabral. However, Cabral said, they were “not making any promises.” The first two rounds of voluntary price reductions by some 20 local pharmaceutical companies covered over 200 types […]

97 more Philippines price cuts this month

03 Mar

In the Philippines, the prices of at least 97 medicines to treat cancer, asthma and other common conditions will be reduced by 50% on average on March 31, saving patients at least 1 billion pesos ($22 million) a year, the government has said. 11 pharmaceutical manufacturers have agreed to cut their prices in this latest […]

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