‘Medicine prices will increase with TPPA’


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 26 Jul 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The price of me­­di­­­cines – from antibiotics to cancer treatments – some of which went up due to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will go up even more under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPPA), a doctors’ association says.

The Muslim Doctors Association of Malaysia (Perdim) said GST plus the TPPA equalled a “double whammy” and that many consumers might not be able to cope with it.

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