France removes state funding for dementia drugs

17 January 2020 - The first country in Europe to act on concerns over limited effectiveness ...

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Europe and Norway discuss improving affordable access to innovative medicines

16 January 2020 - All countries across the WHO European Region face a challenge in ensuring that high-value but expensive ...

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Withdrawal from the drug benefits on 1 February 2020

16 January 2020 - Iressa, Procoralan, Skinoren Cream, Vesicare and Reyataz are among the medicines that are withdrawn from the drug ...

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Breast cancer patients to have further NICE approved drug combination option on Cancer Drugs Fund

15 January 2020 - Another potentially life-extending drug combination for some people with advanced breast cancer will now be available on ...

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Thousands to benefit as PHARMAC set to fund better diabetes drugs

15 January 2020 - Better diabetes drugs are set to be publicly funded - a breakthrough that will help keep ...

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PHARMAC considering new medicines for type 2 diabetes mellitus

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC is seeking proposals from pharmaceutical suppliers for new medicines that could help New Zealanders living ...

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Proposal to fund betamethasone dipropionate with calcipotriol (Enstilar) foam spray for psoriasis

15 January 2020 - PHARMAC is seeking feedback on a proposal to fund a new topical psoriasis medicine, betamethasone dipropionate ...

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B.C. funding decision on pricey drug leaves teen with rare disease facing 'scary' future

13 January 2020 - Miles Ambridge just misses cut-off age to access Spinraza, a potentially life-changing treatment. ...

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Health insurance industry pooling mechanism makes high cost drugs accessible for record number of Canadians

14 January 2020 - The catastrophic expense of high cost drugs have been made affordable for a record number of ...

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Sydney breast cancer patients welcome better access to life-changing drug

14 January 2020 - In an extraordinary move, the cost of an advanced breast cancer drug has been slashed from as ...

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Lilly expands insulin affordability options with lower-priced versions of Humalog Mix75/25 KwikPen and Humalog Junior KwikPen

14 January 2020 - List price will be 50% less than branded versions. ...

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Coffin drawn through Timaru draws attention to health care 'truth'

14 January 2020 - Camilla and Julian Cox cycled into Timaru on Monday pulling a coffin behind their tandem as ...

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Novartis strikes deal with UK to provide cholesterol drug to high-risk patients

13 January 2020 - Pharmaceutical giant Novartis reached a deal with the U.K. to provide its late-stage cholesterol drug, inclisiran, to ...

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Myeloma NZ calls on PHARMAC to make good on access deal

14 January 2020 - Myeloma New Zealand is today calling on PHARMAC to make good on their proposal to widen ...

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Ensuring continued access to affordable PBS medicines for those impacted by bushfires

10 January 2020 - A joint release with the Hon. Stuart Robert MP, Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and ...

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