General Medicine Law to reduce drug prices in El Salvador

04/8/2013 | Pharmaceutical Technology magazine

El Salvador's General Medicine Law, which went into effect last week, will decrease the prices paid for some 6,200 drugs by at least 30%, and the most-prescribed medicines could see price rollbacks of as much as 60%. The new law will also create an independent entity to oversee drug imports, prescriptions and distribution, as well as the classification of prescription-only and over-the-counter medications. Some multinational drugmakers have threatened to exit the El Salvadoran market.

View Full Article in:

Pharmaceutical Technology magazine

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Associate Director, Compliance Business Partner I
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ridgefield, CT
REG AFFAIRS PROJ MGR - 1400000A7F
Abbott
San Jose, CA
Attorney
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Food and Drug Administration Office of the Chief Counsel
Silver Spring, MD, MD
Teaching Associate (Hospitality Management)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL
Director, Global Regulatory Affairs
Rodan and Fields, LLC
San Francisco, CA