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Philippines Cheaper Medicines Act Sees More Delay

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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The Cheaper Medicines Act in the Philippines Legislature has suffered another delay in gaining final passage. The speaker of the House of Representatives has held back on a vote to pass the bill because he wants to make sure the measure would do what is intended, "really bring down the cost of medicines." Speaker Prospero Nograles said he wants to take a personal look at the measure, but a trip he has planned would delay his review for at least a week. The House and Senate remain divided over the government body to be given authority to regulate drug prices. (Click here for more

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