Exclusive Modi Govt to Study Drug Pricing Policies of China, US, EU to Make Medicines Affordable in India

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To make drugs accessible and affordable in India, the Narendra Modi government is set to kickstart a study on drug pricing policies of at least 10 countries, including China, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the United States, News18.com has learnt. The department of pharmaceuticals (DoP) – under the union ministry of chemicals and fertilizers – has rolled out a tender in search of a reputed company that can conduct the study on behalf of the government. The objective of the research is to understand the drug pricing methodology adopted in the international market covering at least 10 countries. It also aims...