Department of Pharmaceuticals 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
The Department of Pharmaceuticals (DoP), Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will constitute multi-disciplinary committee of experts for consultation on matters pertaining to implementation of drug price control order (DPCO) including technicalities involved in pricing and new launches. It will have member secretary of National Pharmaceutical Pricing authority (NPPA) as its convener. It will also have ..