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The prices of 10 high-cost cancer drugs, 13 other varieties of essential pharmaceutical drugs as well as two medical equipment have been reduced with effect from midnight today (01), Minister of Health Dr Rajitha Senaratne said today.

The Gazette notification to reduce the prices of these drugs was signed by Dr. Seneratne on Thursday.

In October, 2016 also, the government reduced the prices of some 48 pharmaceutical drugs including the drugs used for diabetes, heart disease, and other related diseases.

  Comments - 8

  • rex Saturday, 01 September 2018 05:42 PM

    Can names (list) of reduced drugs be published so that the patients will know

    ANTON Sunday, 02 September 2018 09:06 AM

    AT LEAST POOR PEOPLE CAN TAKE THESE WHEN THEY ARE HUNGRY.

    Ooutsider Sunday, 02 September 2018 09:59 AM

    No surprise! More round the corner Elections provide temporary relief to poor people until they are over.

    Jan Sunday, 02 September 2018 11:32 AM

    RAJITHA NOW PRICE REDUCTIONS OF ALL MEDICNES ALL MPs CAN UNDERGO ALL MEDICAL SICKNESSES HERE IN SRILANKA AS HERE HOSPITALS MUSHROOMING

    Rosh fdo Sunday, 02 September 2018 02:16 PM

    Dont u see any good in decision ........

    Santindra Seresinhe Sunday, 02 September 2018 02:28 PM

    Could you forward me the information of all drugs with reduced prices, with their old and new prices, please. Also do these drugs have a guaranteed potency? Thanks.

    YEHIYA Sunday, 02 September 2018 02:34 PM

    Minister Rajitha doing good job. Doctors are worried

    Haramanis Sunday, 02 September 2018 08:08 PM

    Thanks be to Suwapathi!!!


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