DOH cites other medicines eyed for 50% price cut

The Department of Health on Tuesday gave the public a sneak peek of the list of the second batch of medicines that would be subject to 50-percent price cut.

Robert So, executive assistant to Health Secretary Francisco Duque III,said the list would include medicines for asthma, breast cancer, high blood and infection.

“Araw-araw nakatatanggap tayo ng iba’t ibang proposal para sa mga gamot na dapat babaan ang presyo, kaya meron tayong proposal na isama ang ilang gamot laban sa asthma, mga … insulin, meron din sa breast cancer, at ibang gamot laban sa high blood at infection. Hindi tayo humihinto doon sa unang listahan. Tuluy-tuloy ang ating pagsusuri,” So said over radio dzXL.

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