FDA Commissioner Califf says business of health is booming in U.S. but patients’ outcomes aren’t improving

4 May 2022 - At a hearing last month, FDA Commissioner Robert Califf pointed to the fact that the U.S. ...

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More senior Australians to get cheaper health care and medication under $70m Coalition election pitch

2 May 2022 - More self-funded retirees would be able to access cheaper health care and medication under a multi-million-dollar ...

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Budget 2022-23 – no ‘big bang’ announcements in health

29 March 2022 - Medicines Australia welcomes tonight’s Budget announcements for new PBS listings and on-going COVID-19 measures. ...

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Record investment in the future of Australia's health system

29 March 2022 - The Australian Government is investing in a stronger health system as part of our plan for a ...

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COVID-19 pandemic sends clear message that Australia must value the long-term health of all Australians

21 February 2022 - Medicines Australia is warning that Australia must act now to ensure that our health system is ...

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Stabilising health care’s share of the GDP

19 February 2022 - Since the 1980s, policy makers and private health insurers have implemented various interventions aimed at “bending the ...

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Universal health care bill fails to pass in California

1 February 2022 - A bill that would have created the nation's only universal health care system has failed to pass ...

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What happened to the promise of universal pharmacare?

25 November 2021 - Canada is the only developed country in the world with a universal health care system that ...

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COVID windfall continues for corporate insurers

24 November 2021 - Corporate insurers collected a staggering $1.8 billion in profits over the past year by collecting more in ...

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The last drugstore: rural America is losing its pharmacies

10 November 2021 - Over 40 million rural Americans live in pharmacy deserts because of market consolidation. ...

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Universal health care is a fundamental right — being delusional is not

10 November 2021 - Singapore’s Health Ministry has announced that its citizens who choose not to be vaccinated will be ...

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The evolution of the Italian National Health Service

22 October 2021 - 40 years ago, Italy saw the birth of a national, universal health care system (Servizio Sanitario Nazionale ...

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The challenges of inadequate financial support for Australians with cancer

21 October 2021 - The publicly funded Medicare system in Australia has been recognised as a leading universal health care model. ...

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Singapore's health care system: key features, challenges, and shifts

2 September 2021 - Since Singapore became an independent nation in 1965, the development of its health care system has been ...

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U.S. health care system ranks last among 11 high income countries, researchers say

5 August 2021 - The United States has the worst health care system overall among 11 high income countries, even ...

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