Support to Domestic Medicines

Support to Domestic MedicinesSupport to Domestic Medicines

Drugs produced in the country for the first time will be given “marketing exclusivity” for a period of time to support national innovation, technology, and production in line with the government’s supportive measures for patients, said Dr. Rasoul Dinarvand, head of the Food and Drugs Administration. “The health ministry encourages domestic production and last year, it subsidized $603 million worth of expensive medications,” Mehr News Agency quoted him as saying.