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                    [ArticleID] => 1536391
                    [Title] => DOH to public hospitals, clinics: Use drug price ceiling
                    [Summary] => 

The Department of Health (DOH) has reminded public hospitals and health facilities to adhere to the Drug Price Reference Index (DPRI), which provides a price ceiling for drugs.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-25 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 290453 [Title] => Gov’t urged to promote local drug production [Summary] => Sen. Mar Roxas yesterday pressed for government action in promoting local drug production to help reduce the prices of medicines in the country.

Roxas cited a growing need for the government to examine ways to encourage local drug manufacturers to take advantage of the recent Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) report announcing the expiration of patents or exclusive ownership licensee of some 10,266 drugs.

In a statement, Roxas also saw it necessary to step up the production of off-patent drugs in a move to cut the cost of medicines.
[DatePublished] => 2005-08-08 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) ) )
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