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Foreign pharmaceuticals reject proposed price hikes

Foreign pharmaceutical companies operating in the Egyptian market met in Dubai last week to discuss the proposals made by the Egyptian Minister of Health Ahmed Emad El-Din to tackle the pricing issue surrounding medication. Emad El-Din had suggested increasing the cost of medication sold in Egypt by 50% of the dollar price hike. He had …

Mostafa Fahmy

Jordan’s drug-maker Hikma estimates 23% full-year revenue growth

Reuters – Jordan’s Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc said it expects a 23% growth in full-year revenue, up from its prior forecast of about 20%, benefiting from a strong performance in its injectables and generics businesses towards the end of 2013. The London-listed company, which has grown over the past year on the back of a shortage …

Daily News Egypt

Pharmacists to sue pharmaceutical companies

The Division of Pharmacy Owners (DPO) in the Chamber of Commerce has decided to bring a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies in the public sector who have cancelled discount rates for advanced payment. The 3% discount rate for advanced payment has been applied for 25 years by agreement between pharmaceutical companies and the DPO. The head …

Hend El-Behary

Fake Avastin shows very little protects drug supply

By Bill Berkrot / Reuters NEW YORK: As drug counterfeiters step up their sales of bogus medicines, global health regulators have few protections in place to prevent them from reaching patients, and new laws aimed at addressing the problem could be years away. Scrutiny of the supply chain has grown since fake versions of Roche’s multibillion-dollar …


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