Guatemala rejects pharmaceutical industry's plea for price increases

The Guatemalan government refused to give in to demands from the pharmaceutical industry for a new contract between the two sides that would include higher prices. Both parties opted instead to continue the present agreement until next year.

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

In February agreement was reached on a 6 percent price increase through August, but the industry wants to raise it to 15 percent.
Luis Gabriel López, the deputy health minister, said: "The economic situation is bad enough as it is without adding to people's financial burden."



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