China: China Launches an Interprovincial Medicine Procurement Regime

17 Dec 2018: Following the fifth meeting of the Central Comprehensively Deepening Reforms Commission of the Communist Party of China, the Joint Procurement Office of the People’s Republic of China (“JPO”) recently released the Medicine Centralised Procurement Document (“Document”). According to the Document, the JPO will conduct centralised procurement of medicines on behalf of all public hospitals in the following 11 cities. Meanwhile the JPO published the 31 varieties of medicine and..