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Ministry bargains down drugs costs

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The Public Health Ministry is negotiating with pharmaceuticsal companies to lower the prices of hundreds of drugs used in medications. 

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong said a committee regulating the medical management system and medical service fees had asked pharmaceutical firms to cut the prices of 774 types of medicines.

The discounts would save the state about 1.8 billion baht a year for state healthcare schemes.

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