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AIDS Foundation Lauds Brazil for Negotiating Price Cut on Abbott's Kaletra

...athematics just how random and arbitrary AIDS drug pricing by multi-national drug companies can be. Abbott ha...tical companies -- can do far, far more to improve pricing and access to their lifesaving AIDS drugs around the world." According to Bloomberg, "Kaletra ...

BMA Scotland Publishes Plan to Tackle Scotland's Drink Problem

... 2. Undertake research into the measures by which pricing mechanisms can be used in Scotland to discourage heavy consumption of high alcohol products. Strong evidence suggests that increasing the price of alcohol may be an effective method of reducing use by adolescents (1). 3. End alcohol producers s...

Spending on Diabetes Drugs Soars in US

.... Use of lower cost generic drugs could mitigate pricing pressures, said Medco, a pharmacy benefits manager that negotiates prescription drug costs for companies and other large clients. But while new medicines and combination therapies can be expensive, the cost of treating complications from untreated ...

Gilead's AIDS Drug Awaits Patent in India

...to manufacture Viread which originally announced a pricing of $1 a day for the pill," Gregg Alton, senior vice president and general counsel, Gilead Sciences, told IANS. "After much discussion, Gilead now believes that a larger number of manufacturers will intensify competition and drive down prices even f...

Patients Will Suffer Under PBS Cost Recovery

...no case for recovering the cost of PBS listing and pricing functions of the Department of Health and Ageing f...read public benefits flow from the PBS listing and pricing decisions, Dr Haikerwal said. Cost recovery would be economically inefficient, and would ultimatel...

Tobacco Control Laws to Be Regulated in India

...mplementing effective tobacco control taxation and pricing policies. I take this opportunity to appreciate the role played by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in promoting community-based activities dedicated in fight against cancer. It is my firm belief that the proposed initiative in leadership trainin...

Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag

...the class structure. And Skipp's analysis of the pricing of these works revises earlier studies to show that rather than being solely targeted at the gentry, much of this work was cheap and widely available. Though many from the poorer sections of society are considered illiterate because they were unable ...

Mail-Order Drugs: Deal or No Deal?

... 2002 drug prices. Creighton researchers looked at pricing data for the top 50 brand-name and top 50 generic ...ts fairly to the FTC analysis, Garis said the same pricing pattern continues today. Given a continued increase in generic-drug use by both mail and retail ph...

Merck Cuts Price of Efavirenz for Developing Countries Again

... company says that as a result of its differential pricing policy around 500,000 patients in 76 developing countries were receiving Stocrin as part of their antiretroviral regimen. Source-Bio-Bio Technology...

List of 886 Drug Prices that has been Reduced by Govt. of India

...ng of generic medicines. The drugs where reduced pricing would help include anti-diabetic drugs, antibiotics, cough syrups, pain killers, hypertension and drugs that help cure surgical infections. Minister Paswan making the announcement had clarified that 'Medicines manufactured on or after October 2 may t...

Alcohol Abuse Must be solved with Action

...giate Group on Alcohol, will also consider tax and pricing issues. The Executive has its own group - the Sc... Bell, from Alcohol Focus Scotland, commented that pricing and taxation was only one way of tackling alcohol abuse. She said: "There are a whole range of thi...

Medicines to Cost Less

...well as antibiotics would become cheaper. The new pricing system covering 886 generic medicines will be enfo...st of non-branded and generic medicines. The new pricing system - with the label bearing the maximum retail price inclusive of local taxes - had come into ef...

Impact of New Drug Retail Prices Soon: Paswan

Consumers will feel the full impact of the new pricing regime for hundreds of generic drugs in a month wh...as scheduled on Oct 2 (Monday). The package of new pricing for around 1,000 drugs should have been implemented," Paswan told IANS. "The full impact of the ne...

Roslin Cells Center Gives Fillip To Stem Cell Research

...sold to stem research outfits and researchers. The pricing will be extremely soft, dictated by a non-profit motive. The center will be a hotbed for testing drugs and evolving new medicines, to find answers for chronic diseases like diabetes and leukemia. Neil Francis, deputy chief executive of Scottish Ent...

Viread To Retail In India For $1

...AIDS patients. Gilead has devised a tiered product pricing based on a country's economic status and HIV preva...$5,700 in the developed world. Alton said, "That pricing information is inaccurate, while we have the right o protect our intellectual property in developed ...

KPMG Optimistic About Indian Pharma’s Growt

...vernment - are ambitious but will require a strong pricing environment if the Indian people are to access the life-saving and innovative medicines they need," the report states. (Source: IANS)...

India Should Learn From China On Pharma Industry: KPMG

... China does, the report said, adding that domestic pricing also remained an issue, which needed to be addressed. 'In fact, drug prices in the Indian domestic market are the lowest in the world. Industry leaders will have to work with government on issues of affordability to point out that price controls are...

Panacea Biotec In-Licenses FMD Vaccine

...hs of production we should be able to finalise the pricing of the vaccine,' he added. NRDC Chairman and Managing Director Somentah Ghosh said the organisation had also signed a similar in-licensing agreement with another Indian company but declined to disclose citing a confidentiality clause. (Source:PTI ...

MRP of drug to include local tax – Paswa

...ential' drugs under its control to check arbitrary pricing by the manufacturers. The manufacturers were given time from July one to October two to dispose of the existing stock and the new practice would start from October two next, the union minister said. The ministry also asked the manufacturers to st...

Intro of Pneumococcal Vaccines: Experts Urge Commitment From Industry

...and international donors// to negotiate affordable pricing of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines and for governments of developing world countries and their partners to establish disease surveillance networks and begin preparations for pneumococcal vaccine introduction. The experts believe that urgent action ...

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