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The Health Minister says the prices of drugs and medicines will be further reduced.

Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratna says the price of drugs and medicines will be further reduced in future. Accordingly, special attention will be focused for the medicines given to cancer, heart failures and kidney patients.

Participating in a Subharathi discussion programme today over the SLBC, Minister of Health, the Minister said that however the media has not given proper publicity for the government's move to reduce the prices of medicine, he says that the prices of some medicines in 20 folds. The public are undergoing numerous benefits due to the reduction of prices in essential pharmaceutical drugs.