The step would be taken after Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a programme in Surat in April, had indicated that the state government may bring in force a legal framework wherein doctors would prescribe generic medicines.
The document of government’s “Draft Pharmaceutical Policy – 2017” has called for prescribing the level of trade margins to bring down the prices of drugs. The draft also stated the government intention to push the sale of medicines using salt name instead of brand for generic drugs. The draft if implemented will give the government greater role in deciding the medicines and medical devices to be added under price control over the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).
After the government fixed a price range for knee implants, a national body of medics working to promote ethical healthcare has demanded that a cap should be put on the cost of drugs and other medical appliances too.
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Karnataka, with 2805 cases, and Tamil Nadu, with 2956 cases, aren’t far behind. Though they have managed their mortality much better, both registering only 15 deaths.
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The government hopes the Jan Aushadhi stores will create job opportunities. However, the shortage of qualified pharmacists is a concern.
The prices of ortho knee implants used in knee replacement surgeries will get cheaper from 30% to 78% on an average
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Akshay Kumar starrer- Toilet Ek Prem Katha has got tax exemptions from the Uttar Pradesh government that has decided to waive off its share of GST.
Amazon has acquired streaming rights for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati.
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Charges on tests such as blood tests, X-rays, ultrasound scans will be free of cost henceforth, according to a report in Hindustan Times.
Researchers produced labs on a chip with flow channel cross sections as small as 18 micrometres by 20 micrometres.
The two bikes—Zafferano 250 and MotoBi-250 Patagonian Eagle—were spotted being tested in India and may soon be launched
Here's all you need to know about the Gorakhpur hospital tragedy in which more than 60 hospitalised children lost their lives.
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Riding on a strong social message Akshay Kumar starrer Toilet ek Prem Katha collected close to Rs 12 crore on the opening day at the box office.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Friday replaced Pahlaj Nihalani from the position of Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification. The board now will be headed by adman and lyricist Prasoon Joshi.
Akshay Kumar’s Toilet- Ek Prem Katha hit the theatres on Friday. It is playing at over 3,000 screens in India.
On this episode of Overdrive, the Mercedes-Benz E220d is pit against the Volvo S90, Shubhabrata Marmar rides the new Honda Africa Twin and the details of the Mercedes-Benz GLA facelift.
‘Modi jackets’ is a prominent category in the men’s clothing section of several major brands today and they continue doing brisk business with each passing day