Islamabad (Qudrat Daily) The federal cabinet has approved a 30 percent reduction in drug prices.
According to the statement of the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health, the federal cabinet has approved the reduction of prices for 20 drugs. The prices of most drugs have fallen by 30%.
Federal Health Minister Abdul Qadir Patel said that the prices of medicines used for blood pressure, cancer and eye diseases have been reduced. Reducing the prices of drugs used for various diseases is another step towards the relief of the people.
The federal minister of health further said that approval has been given for setting the prices of 54 new drugs. These new drugs will be used for cancer and various diseases. In the past, the IPT government has increased the prices of drugs by 700%.
He said that DRAP is committed to promoting the legacy system and transparency. Ensuring uninterrupted supply of quality drugs for the well-being of citizens is our top priority.
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