Cancer sufferers deliver eight PHARMAC funding petitions to Parliament

7 May 2019 - People desperately seeking cancer treatment which could extend their lives by years have called on politicians to ...

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Medicines Matter – Government confirms commitment to uncapped PBS

3 April 2019 - Medicines Australia welcomes today’s announcement of $331 million for the listings of innovative medicines on the ...

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Record investment advances long term national health plan

2 April 2019 - The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in ...

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Access, value and investment: making the right choices for a healthy Australia

22 January 2019 - Medicines Australia has today lodged its submission to the 2019-2020 Federal Budget. ...

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EU drugs agency says Brexit move to eat into 2019 budget

14 December 2018 - The EMA said on Friday its draft budget for 2019 was slightly lower than last year, ...

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The biopharmaceutical industry provides 75% of the FDA's drug review budget. Is this a problem?

28 June 2018 - Caroline Chen of ProPublica has written a provocative article challenging the objectivity of the FDA in its ...

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Budget matters: infrastructure to support robust generic drug competition

18 June 2018 - The FDA launched its Drug Competition Action Plan more than a year ago, with the aim of ...

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Prime Minister reveals £20 billion a year boost for NHS

18 June 2018 - By 2023/24 there will be £20 billion more a year being spent on the NHS “in ...

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Rationing medicines by stealth with Government budget announcement

17 May 2018 - Big expectations from the Government today as it increases the pressure on PHARMAC to perform with ...

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Budget 2018: PHARMAC to buy all medicines for DHBs

17 May 2018 - People who need expensive PHARMAC funded drugs can access them regardless of their DHB's ability to ...

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PHARMAC budget 2018/19

17 May 2018 - PHARMAC is pleased that the Government has announced an uplift in PHARMAC’s funding. ...

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Federal budget 2018: $1.3 billion plan to make Australia a medical technology leader

8 May 2018 - The Coalition has taken up calls for genetic and precision medicine innovations, announcing a new $1.3 ...

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Government commits to PBS, time to unpack the detail

8 May 2018 - Medicines Australia welcomes the announcement of $1.4 billion for the listing of innovative medicines on the ...

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Guaranteeing essential services - record investment in health

8 May 2018 - The 2018–19 Budget is guaranteeing the essential health services that Australians rely on, with a $12.4 billion ...

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Affordability of new technologies: the next frontier

22 March 2018 - Affordability, or rather a lack of it, has become a new buzzword in health policy. It is ...

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