Essential Medicines

Aug 05, 2015 at 17:39 | Source: PTI
As of now, the government keeps a tab on the prices of essential medicines which are included in the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). "There are about 100 crore people in the country who are either below poverty line, or in low income group or in middle income group.
Jul 24, 2015 at 19:11 | Source: Reuters
The Supreme Court has said a group seeking to lower drug prices should be allowed to petition the country's government to review its pricing policy for medicines deemed essential, according to a court order published this week.
Mar 12, 2015 at 18:00 | Source: PTI
Government is planning a mobile application that will provide all information related to pricing and availability of medicines as well as addressing consumer grievances, Fertiliser Minister Ananth Kumar said on Thursday.
Nov 25, 2014 at 18:50 | Source: PTI
"The decision to import and the country of origin for such imports are based on economic considerations, Kumar said.
Aug 12, 2014 at 14:44 | Source: PTI
The company follows January-December financial year. "The quarter continued to see the impact of the base effect of differential pricing cuts due to price control order, extending coverage to the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM)," the company said.
Jul 14, 2014 at 12:12 | Source: CNBC-TV18
According to Kewal Handa, the pricing regulator (NPPA) has fixed prices of medicines that are not included in the national list of essential medicines (NLEM) and may also add more drugs, especially the cancer drugs going ahead.
Jan 16, 2014 at 22:24 | Source: CNBC-TV18
A month into her new role and Johri is already taking industry issues head on. Her first area of focus: ironing out issues with the new drug price control order. The biggest being whether different forms and delivery systems of drugs mentioned in the essential medicines list should be under price control.
Sep 03, 2013 at 20:37 | Source: PTI
The government today cleared the Rs 5,168-crore deal of the US-based Mylan Inc for acquiring Bangalore-based pharma firm Agila Specialties, a subsidiary of Strides Arcolab.
May 31, 2013 at 15:42 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
A market-based pricing mechanism is more acceptable to pharma industry and over a longer-period may limit the adverse impact on the industry, says ICRA.
May 30, 2013 at 18:28 | Source: PTI
With the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) estimated to cover almost 20 percent of the Rs 72,800 crore domestic formulation business, an expected price cut of 15-20 percent will erode the market by 3-4 percent, the ICRA report said.
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This is not possible. The National List of Essential Medicines have already defined the drugs. Further these medicines cannot have a price greater than the average prices based on IMS Health. The simple average is determined by considering all medicines having market share of more than 1

1.15 PM Jun 30th 2014

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List of Essential Medicines” means National List of Essential Medicines, 2011 published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare as updated or revised from time to time and included in the first schedule of this order by the Government through a notification in the Official Gazette; (u) “new drug

1.41 PM May 15th 2014

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, which caps the price of 348 drugs, included in the national list of essential medicines. NPPA has also raised demand from Cadila Healthcare Ltd for overpricing its drugs to 653.99 mln rupees from 488.82 mln rupees, according to information available on the drug price governing body’s website

5.10 PM Dec 7th 2013

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in the national list of essential medicines. NPPA has also raised demand from Cadila Healthcare Ltd for overpricing its drugs to 653.99 mln rupees from 488.82 mln rupees, according to information available on the drug price governing body’s website. The regulator demands the amount that drug makers earn

10.27 AM Dec 7th 2013

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last year, which caps the price of 348 drugs, included in the national list of essential medicines. NPPA has also raised demand from Cadila Healthcare Ltd for overpricing its drugs to 653.99 mln rupees from 488.82 mln rupees, according to information available on the drug price governing body’s website

10.27 AM Dec 7th 2013

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Please allow me to share the following news report that I have read over GLAXO. India`s government in December announced details of a policy aimed to make drugs more affordable. The policy set the prices of the essential medicines at the average of all brands that have a market share higher than 1

8.36 PM Nov 15th 2013

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The Glaxo is not able to participate in the rally.true the company has replied as under to Bus.std. multinational GlaxosmithKline (GSK) Pharmaceuticals, one of the major suppliers of essential medicines, told its investors and stakeholders that its products were not being accepted in various parts

10.08 AM Oct 13th 2013

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and Family Welfare and which formed part of the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). As per the above under the NPPP 2012. the span of price control of drugs has been enhanced from 74 to 348 drugs and the pricing mechanism has been amended from cost based pricing to market based pricing

9.11 PM Aug 7th 2013

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and which formed part of the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). As per the above under the NPPP 2012. the span of price control of drugs has been enhanced from 74 to 348 drugs and the pricing mechanism has been amended from cost based pricing to market based pricing. The government in order

7.12 PM Aug 7th 2013

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Wyeth Limited has informed the Exchange that the Government of India on May 15, 2013 notified the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 2013 bringing into effect a new drug pricing policy applicable to 348 formulations listed in the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM). The Government has notified

1.15 PM Aug 7th 2013

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