PMA concerned over late implementation of drugs prices reduction.


ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) on Thursday expressing concerns on late implementation on reduction of drugs prices urged government to implement new order in letter and spirit.

The statement issued by PMA said that it is shocked to learn about the notification regarding the reduction of drug prices of 15 per cent on total 89 medicines according to the press conference by the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Health Dr. Zafar Mirza and the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan after a cabinet meeting.

It said that it is very surprising that the same notification was also issued by the government on 19-06-2019 without being implemented. It has been noted that many essential drugs are either not available or are in short...

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