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Resolved to make prices transparent

THE 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) on Tuesday adopted a resolution that will make the pricing of medicines more transparent.

International drug pricing transparency resolution diluted

Members of the World Health Organization watered down language in a resolution requiring drugmakers to be more transparent about their drug pricing mechanisms.

Health DG: Global drug price transparency resolution a start but more needed

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Health Assembly's adoption of a resolution for greater public disclosure of drug prices is a good start but more measures are needed, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

66 African NGOs urge UK govt to drop opposition to drug price transparency resolution

KUALA LUMPUR: Following resistance by several developed countries at the World Health Assembly (WHA) to a drug price transparency resolution, of which Malaysia is a co-sponsor, 66 organisations from Africa have sent an open letter to the United Kingdom government demanding that it stop opposing the resolution.

NGOs claim move to block resolution on drug price transparency at WHA

KUALA LUMPUR: Several developed countries have been accused by NGOs of trying to kill the proposed resolution on drug price transparency at the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Pricey problems with medicine

A global ‘war’ on exorbitant drug prices looks set to be sparked at a meeting in Geneva tomorrow.

A price control headache

Addressing the very complex issue of setting up a drug price control mechanism to ensure people have better access to affordable drugs.

Dutch join backlash at expensive drugs by making their own

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - In a radiation-proof room at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, Emar Thomasa sits behind shielded glass as he carefully measures and mixes lutetium octreotate, an intravenous treatment for certain types of cancer.

Ministry calls on WHO to look into drug pricing

KUALA LUMPUR: Amidst pressure against Malaysia for using compulsory licensing (CL) to gain access to generic versions of a Hepatitis C drug, the Health Ministry has urged the World Health Organisation (WHO) to look into the pricing system of medicine by big pharmaceutical companies.

Trump ousts Sessions, vows to fight Democrats if they launch probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump forced out his attorney general on Wednesday and threatened to fight back if Democrats use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to launch investigations into his administration and finances.