Early benefit assessment reveals weaknesses in the development of new drugs

11 July 2019 - Analysis of 216 AMNOG assessments in the BMJ / Proposals for more targeted drug development ...

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Report calls for European funding reform for gene therapies

8 July 2019 - New payment models, dedicated investment, and better health technology assessment are among a raft of changes ...

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Pharma giant wants vaccination reform

9 July 2019 - Pharmaceutical giant GSK is calling for Australia to update its review of subsidised immunisation programs and ...

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Fast-track drug approval, designed for emergencies, is now routine

5 July 2019 - Three-quarters of new drugs get an expedited regulatory review, thrusting families and doctors into a new world ...

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Population adjustment methods for indirect comparisons: A review of NICE Technology Appraisals

13 June 2019 - Indirect comparisons via a common comparator (anchored comparisons) are commonly used in health technology assessment. However, ...

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PBS process improvements webinar - information forum

31 May 2019 - The Department of Health will be hosting a webinar on 14 June 2019 to provide industry, ...

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Use of multiple sclerosis medicine Lemtrada restricted while EMA review is ongoing

12 April 2019 - EMA has started a review of the multiple sclerosis medicine Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) following new reports of ...

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Missing from the PBM hearings: value based drug reimbursement

11 April 2019 - This week, committees in both the Senate and House of Representatives used their power to shine ...

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Select committee inquiry into PHARMAC would be too slow - Labour

12 April 2019 - The Government says a select committee inquiry into PHARMAC's drug-buying processes would take longer than current ...

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Peters accuses Bennett of using people's illnesses to gain 'political points' in exchange about PHARMAC funding

11 April 2019 - Winston Peters accused Paula Bennett of using people's illnesses to gain "political points" during an exchange ...

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Labour MP rejects claims she said Health Minister nixed PHARMAC inquiry

11 April 2019 - Labour MP health select committee chair Louisa Wall is rejecting claims she told the husband of a ...

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Official inquiry into PHARMAC necessary

10 April 2019 - Today National MP Michael Woodhouse is set to table a motion calling on the Health Select ...

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Health insurers welcome Coalition review on natural therapies

8 April 2019 - Health insurers have welcomed a Coalition pledge to reconsider a ban on cover for natural therapies ...

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FDA reform: it’s time to act, but not as an independent agency

19 March 2019 - In a rare exercise in bipartisan leadership, former FDA commissioners of both political parties called, in ...

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Women with advanced breast cancer ask health select committee for PHARMAC review

13 March 2019 - Ten women today spoke one after the other, telling a committee of MPs how desperately they ...

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