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Medication prices to fall in United Arab Emirates

17 February 2013 Last updated at 22:11 GMT

In the United Arab Emirates thousands of types of medication are to be made cheaper after the government said that prices should be brought in line with other Middle Eastern countries.

The changes were announced by the UAE Cabinet on 3 February.

Middle East Business Report's Jonathan Frewin has been finding out who will benefit and how drugs manufacturers have reacted to the news.