The federal cabinet on Tuesday gave the approval to a 15% cut in the prices of 89 essential and life-saving medicines with immediate effect. According to the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Health Services Dr Zafar Mirza, many of the medicines whose prices are being decreased are used in treating heart diseases and blood pressure. Earlier this year, the prices of medicine were increased by 15% due to the devaluation of the rupee.
Source: Express Tribune
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