Pharma body wants certainty, predictability in price-control mechanism - (Business Line via NewsPoints Desk)

  • The Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) has called for certainty and predictability regarding the country's drug price control mechanism, as reported Business Line Thursday.

  • "What we want is clarity and stable policies so that we can plan and anticipate in advance," commented OPPI [resident and GlaxoSmithKline India managing director A Vaidheesh.

  • "As a body we also want to understand how to provide medicines at affordable price through healthcare financing mechanism," Vaidheesh added.

  • "We also want that drugs that are already very cheap should not be in the price control mechanism," Vaidheesh continued.

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