Pharmaceutical societies rue 'unjust' new face mask ceiling price

Modified 31 Mar 2020, 8:23 am

CORONAVIRUS | Several pharmaceutical societies across the country have deemed the new RM1.50 ceiling price for three-ply surgical face masks “unjust” to community pharmacists.

In a joint statement by the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, Sabah Pharmaceutical Society and Sarawak Pharmaceutical Society, the three organisations expressed disappointment that the new ceiling price was decided allegedly without “reasonable notice or key stakeholder consultation”.

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