The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock

China cuts prices for 70 more drugs after talks with pharmaceutical firms

  • National regulator says many imports will have ‘the lowest price in the world’ after new products, including cancer drugs, are added to the country’s list of subsidised treatments
  • High drug costs have long been a major barrier to improving health care, a problem highlighted in last year’s hit movie Dying To Survive

Topic |   China Society
The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock
The Chinese government has been trying to get drug firms to agree to cut prices. Photo: Shutterstock
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