Saturday, February 18, 2006

Reduced medicine prices remain elusive

"PEOPLE are dying because medicines are expensive."

Thus said Senate trade and commerce committee chairman Sen. Manuel Roxas II, explaining his support for a bill that proposes to overhaul the Intellectual Property Code to pave the way for cheaper pharmaceuticals.

Read Inq7 for the full story.

1 comment:

juanD said...

I'm a filipino working here in India for the past ten years. Im located in Hyderabad, the Biotech center of India. Here, drugs are lot lot cheaper than what we have in the Phils.Only big big multinational companies like Pfizer reaping good friends here wanted to export Pharmaceuticals from here to the philippines, how will we do it and how to start..