Event billed as 'national pharmacare forum' dominated by groups opposed to universal drug plan

19 May 2019 - Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor gave opening keynote at event. ...

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Theresa May urges US makers of cystic fibrosis drug to strike ‘crucial’ deal with NHS

17 May 2019 - Theresa May last night urged US makers of a drug that prolongs life for cystic fibrosis sufferers ...

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Korean Government to reduce biopharmaceutical approval period to half

20 May 2019 - The Korean government plans to reduce by half the current one and a half years of ...

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Australians want cheaper medicines quicker

20 May 2019 - Just last week, an 18-year-old woman with a rare cancer was staring down the barrel of ...

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Cost of EpiPens putting children at risk, specialists say

19 May 2019 - Children with life-threatening allergies whose families cannot afford to pay for EpiPen auto-injectors are at serious ...

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Pharma industry improves access to medicines in developing world

16 May 2019 - Pharmaceutical companies have made good progress in promoting global health over the past 10 years by ...

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Mum delivers 65 roses to Downing Street in bid to speed up NHS availability of vital cystic fibrosis drugs

16 May 2019 - Calls for NHS access to potentially life-saving drugs are growing, one year to the day after ...

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Proposal to widen access to pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine

14 May 2019 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to widen access to funded pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine ...

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Cystic fibrosis drug campaign makes no progress in year

10 May 2019 - It is a year on from the delivery of more than 1,000 letters to Downing Street, ...

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A million Americans need this drug. Trump’s deal won’t help enough of them.

13 May 2019 - A donation of HIV prevention drugs from the pharmaceutical giant Gilead could benefit shareholders more than patients. ...

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Helping Canadians get faster access to the prescription drugs they need to live healthier lives

13 May 2019 - Government of Canada consults on new approach to fast-track the review of treatments for serious, rare ...

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Speed up cancer funding, ALP told

11 May 2019 - The head of Australian drug company Specialised Therapeutics, Carlo Montagner, has warned that Bill Shorten’s cancer ...

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PBS summary of changes for 1 June 2019

10 May 2019 - The Prime Minister has announced an 18 May 2019 federal election and as such, the Department ...

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Proposal for changes to funded vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule

9 May 2019 - PHARMAC is proposing to make changes to the funding of vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule ...

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New hope for cancer patients accessing leading-edge unfunded drugs

8 May 2019 - Peter Fergusson, CEO of Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand is heartened to hear that Pharmac ...

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