PRRD SIGNS EO REGULATING PRICES OF ESSENTIAL MEDICINES

PRRD SIGNS EO REGULATING PRICES OF ESSENTIAL MEDICINES

By Glen S. Ramos

MANILA – President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed Executive Order No. 155 regulating prices of essential medicines in the country.

According to Acting Presidential Spokesperson and Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, the order aims to provide every Filipino access to cheap but quality medicines for their maintenance and treatment.

Under the EO, it obliges a manufacturer, importer, distributor, wholesaler, trader, and retailer to put the retail price of the medicine and will not exceed the MRP or the “Maximum Retail Price.” (ai/mtvn)

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