Anti-cancer drugs Current Affairs, GK & News
The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has reduced the prices of 9 non-scheduled cancer drugs by up to 87%. This decision is in continuation of nodal agency’s efforts to bring down drugs prices. Key Facts Reason: In February 2019, the government had capped about 42 cancer drugs at 30%. This new anti-cancer non-scheduled medicine list ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Topics: Anti-cancer drugs • Cancer drugs • Department of Pharmaceuticals • Drug Price Control Orders • Drug Pricing • Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers • national list of essential medicines • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority • NLEM • NPPA
China has announced that it has clinched deal with India on reduction of tariffs (import duties) on Indian medicines including anti-cancer drugs. However, it is not yet clear whether it has agreed to grant licences to Indian companies to sell cancer drugs in its huge market. Key Facts Indian drugs, especially cancer-curing medicines are in ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2018