Price control to be imposed on another 27 essential drugs

Monday, 11 February 2019

The Government is to impose a price control on another 27 essential drugs, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.

He said that while a price control has already been imposed on 73 essential drugs, a decision has been taken to include another 27 essential drugs to the list.

The Minister said that he faced several obstacles when attempting to reduce the price of essential drugs.