Table 4

Median MPRs of surveyed medicines in public sector and retail pharmacies

SectorMedian MPRs of core medicinesMedian MPRs of supplementary medicines
Primary healthcare facilities (n=12)7.221.412.471.85
Secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities (n=18)7.702.122.471.44
Retail pharmacies (n=30)
  • MPRs were calculated only for medicines with price data from at least four medicine outlets.

  • LPGs, lowest priced generics; MPRs, median price ratios; OBs, originator brands.