Biosimilars: is interchangeability the proof of the pudding?

15 February 2021 - While apparently non‐inferior to originator biologics, other factors need to be considered before switching ...

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Does NICE influence the adoption and uptake of generics in the UK?

14 February 2021 - The aim of this paper is to examine generic competition in the UK, with a special focus ...

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It will be six years before the world is vaccinated against COVID-19: experts

10 February 2021 - It will take six years to vaccinate enough of the world’s population to reduce the threat ...

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Report on the collection of under co-payment data 2019-20

18 December 2020 - The report on the collection of under co-payment data 2019-20 is now available. ...

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Only half in US want shots as vaccine nears

10 December 2020 - As states frantically prepare to begin months of vaccinations that could end the pandemic, a new ...

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Less than a third of Americans will definitely get the COVID vaccine: poll

4 December 2020 - Less than a third of Americans say they will definitely get the COVID-19 vaccine when it ...

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Australia's 10 most commonly prescribed medicines revealed by PBS data

1 December 2020 - Australians continue to use statins more than any other prescription drug, with the two most common ...

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Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee outcome statement

17 November 2020 - The Outcome Statement from the October 2020 Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee meeting is now available. ...

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Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee utilisation analysis public release documents

13 November 2020 - The utilisation analysis public release documents from the June 2020 Drug Utilisation Sub-Committee meeting are now ...

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Alberta, Canada sees early success from switching patients to biosimilars

5 November 2020 - Following the launch of its Biosimilars Initiative in December 2019, Alberta, Canada, has succeeded in switching 16% ...

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Social media disinformation campaigns tied to vaccine hesitancy

29 October 2020 - Social media disinformation campaigns designed to cast doubt on the safety and effectiveness of vaccines are contributing ...

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Sales of cancer fighting drugs soared in Canada over the past decade

29 October 2020 - Canada is the only country with a universal health care system without coverage for prescription drugs. ...

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COVID-19 vaccine attitudes differ in Australia as experts say we're at a 'precarious time'

29 October 2020 - Andrea Vincita hasn't seen her family in a year. ...

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Sales of cancer medicines in Canada nearly tripled over the past decade

27 October 2020 - Today, the PMPRB, under the National Prescription Drug Utilization Information System (NPDUIS) initiative, released a chartbook ...

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Germany has not fully realised its biosimilar potential

29 September 2020 - Investigators have concluded that fully realizing the cost-saving potential of biosimilars could “release enormous resources” for ...

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