Pharma Pricing Control

May 19, 201932 days 00
  • The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has slashed the prices of 9 non-scheduled cancer drugs by up to 87 %.
  • Earlier this year government had capped the price of 42 cancer drugs at 30 %.
  • NPPA was established in 1997.
  • It functions under Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.
  • NPPA publishes lists of medicines and their maximum ceiling prices under the Drug Price Control Orders (DPCO).

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