COVID-19: Health Minister David Clark announces more medicines, vaccines in $160 million PHARMAC budget boost

10 May 2020 - Health Minister David Clark has rejected claims he and other Government ministers have been "gagged", as ...

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Trump’s 2021 budget request seeks modest funding increase for FDA

10 February 2020 - The Trump administration on Monday unveiled its FY 2021 budget proposal, seeking a 10% reduction in ...

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Patient advocacy group demands doubling of PHARMAC budget to fund life-saving treatments

3 December 2019 - A group of patient advocates are calling for PHARMAC's billion-dollar budget to be doubled so it ...

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Insurers pitch new ways to pay for million dollar therapies

5 September 2019 - Cigna and CVS Health are developing new programs to help employers afford gene therapies that can cost ...

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Northland cancer workers, patients welcome new agency and drug funding

4 September 2019 - Kaitaia woman Donna MacMillan is delighted that a $60 million boost in PHRAMAC's funding might see ...

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Some positives but also unanswered questions in Government's cancer announcement

2 September 2019 - The Government’s announcement to set up a National Cancer Agency within the Ministry of Health and ...

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Government cancer plan 'not sufficient', warn advocates

2 September 2019 - Cancer patients and treatment advocates are crying out for much more radical change, saying the government's new ...

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Cancer sufferers to benefit from PHARMAC funding boost - Jacinda Ardern

3 September 2019 - The Prime Minister says cancer sufferers will significantly benefit from a funding boost to PHARMAC - ...

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Show me the money

21 August 2019 - PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs ...

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Cancer treatment campaigner urges Government to double PHARMAC's funding

5 August 2019 - A cancer treatment campaigner is calling for the Government to double PHARMAC's funding as his wife ...

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Health insurance rebate still a pain in the budget

18 July 2019 - The private health insurance sector wants increased rebates to stop the recent decline in membership.  ...

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PHARMAC fails to score major funding boost in NZ budget

30 May 2019 - Major new funding for mental health but not for medicines; face of Wellbeing budget has given ...

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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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