Medicines agency calls for clarity on pharma deal
Professor Michael Barry heads up the agency
The state’s Medicines Management Agency has called for the publication of figures to demonstrate the savings the state will actually make from the medicines deal with pharma.
Professor Michael Barry, who heads up the agency, expressed concern at the findings of the recently published independent study by TCD and ESRI economist Paul Gorecki.
Gorecki concluded that the government and the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) had overstated the savings.
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