Rare Disease Fund now covers Pompe disease, a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder

3 November 2019 - The Rare Disease Fund now covers Singaporeans with Pompe disease - a rare inherited neuromuscular disorder ...

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Hundreds of Kiwis battling leukaemia given hope with funding of new drug

4 November 2019 - Hundreds of Kiwis battling leukaemia cancer have been given hope, with PHARMAC today announcing funding for ...

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Parallel distributed or parallel imported Maviret and Viekirax remain in high cost protection

28 October 2019 - TLV has reconsidered the subsidy for parallel distributed or parallel imported Maviret and Viekirax and decided ...

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Response to media on new MBS items for eating disorders

30 October 2019 - In response to this morning’s media the Department of Health advises that the new items that will ...

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Proposal to widen access to rituximab and change the funded brand for all funded indications excluding rheumatoid arthritis

31 October 2019 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to make changes to the funded brand of rituximab, ...

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Breast cancer MRI added to Medicare

29 October 2019 - Women with or suspected of having breast cancer will be able to claim Medicare benefits for magnetic ...

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Battle for life-saving drugs now harder as PHARMAC absorbs $5m rare disorders fund

29 October 2019 - A $5 million fund set up by PHARMAC in 2014 to address rare disorders no longer ...

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Public sector financial support for late stage discovery of new drugs in the United States: cohort study

23 October 2019 - This study determined the extent to which late stage development of new drugs relies on support from ...

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'You can't ignore cost': PHARMAC bosses recognise drug-buying constraints, promise transparency

23 October 2019 - PHARMAC's chief executive Sarah Fitt is defending the drug-buying agency in the face of petitioners calling ...

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Deputy Prime Minister admits PHARMAC needs more money

16 October 2019 - Patient Voice Aotearoa welcomes the comments made by the Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters on ‘The Project’ ...

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WHO welcomes vital new funding for the Global Fund

10 October 2019 - The World Health Organization welcomes new funding commitments made at the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment Conference ...

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FDA awards 12 grants to fund new clinical trials to advance the development of medical products for the treatment of rare diseases

8 October 2019 - The U.S. FDA today announced that it has awarded 12 new clinical trial research grants totaling ...

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Progressing the long-term plan for stem cell research

2 October 2019 - This is the next step in the $150 million Stem Cell Therapies Mission, helping world-class Australian researchers ...

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Government injects £130 million into cancer & debilitating illnesses

11 September 2019 - The UK government has announced an investment of over £130 million for new tech to tackle ...

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Decision for funding in the immunosuppressant, cardiovascular and anti-nausea therapeutic areas

11 September 2019 - PHARMAC pleased to announce a decision to approve proposals relating to medicines in the immunosuppressant, cardiovascular ...

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