Orthopaedic knee implants Current Affairs, GK & News
The scientists of Advanced Research Centre for powder metallurgy and new materials along with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences (SCTIMST) have developed new biodegradable implant. The implants were developed from Iron-Manganese alloy. Highlights The alloy is highly applicable for making biodegradable orthopedic implant applications and stents. These implants participate in the healing process ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Government has notified that ceiling price of orthopaedic knee implants will be monitored to ensure that their cost does not increase beyond 10% in a given year. Background Earlier on 16 August 2017, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) notified ceiling price of orthopaedic knee implants by invoking extraordinary powers, in public interest, under Para 19 ..
Topics: Ceiling Price • Drugs Prices Control Order (DPCO) 2013 • Essential Commodities Act • Knee Implant • National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority • Orthopaedic knee implants • Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
The drug price regulator National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) has capped the prices of orthopaedic knee implants upto 70% lower than current market rates. It will be valid for all orthopaedic knee implants sold within India – whether domestic or imported. Earlier in February 2017, the NPPA had capped the prices of stents used in ..