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NPPA fixes retail price of 30 drug formulations

Drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has fixed retail price for 30 drug formulations, including those used for treatment of diabetes, bacterial infections and high blood pressure. The prices were fixed/revised under Drugs (Prices Control) Order (DPCO), 2013. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) NPPA is independent body under Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of ..

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NPPA cap prices of 51 essential medicines

The drug price regulator National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped prices of 51 essential medicines, including those used for treatment of cancer, heart conditions, pain and skin problems. NPPA through separate notifications notified ceiling prices of 36 medicines and revised ceiling prices of 15 medicines. The prices were slashed in range of 6 to ..

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WHO granted $175,000 for healthcare of Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar of Bangladesh

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its first tranche of emergency funding of $ 175,000 to provide essential medicines and life-saving healthcare to the vulnerable population in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar that has witnessed an influx of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar. The WHO grant will support 20 mobile medical teams to provide essential services ..

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Gujarat govt rejects Centre’s ‘Jan Aushadhi’ project

Gujarat has rejected central govt’s ‘Jan Aushadhi’ model saying it has better self developed model of providing free treatments for segments of population. Gujarat government currently runs a scheme to provide free medicines, and bears the entire cost of treatment for children below the age of 18 years at public hospitals. The scheme is also ..

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