‘Health Ministry powerless over prices of drugs’


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  • Friday, 06 Jul 2018

Health matters: Dr Dzulkefly sharing a light moment with Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute CEO Tan Sri Dr Michael Yeoh (left) and Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (right) after officiating the Healthcare Forum 2018 at InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry currently does not have the power under the law to regulate the prices of drugs supplied in the private sector, says Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

However, the Health Minister said that the ministry intends to address the issue and will also get feedback from the Health Advisory Council.

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