Drug Price Control Orders Current Affairs, GK & News
On April 1, 2020, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority revised the ceiling price of 883 scheduled formulations. The authority also informed that the disruption of supply of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients are returning to normalcy. Highlights The NPPA has notified 24 classes of medical devices as drugs under Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The prices of ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
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