COVID-19: Health Minister David Clark announces more medicines, vaccines in $160 million PHARMAC budget boost

10 May 2020 - Health Minister David Clark has rejected claims he and other Government ministers have been "gagged", as ...

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Influenza vaccinations for 2020

29 April 2020 - There will be 1.768 million doses of influenza vaccine available this flu season, a 30% (400,000 doses) ...

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Biopharmaceutical sector waging war on COVID-19 with over 60 vaccines and medicines

16 April 2020 - The World Health Organization has declared that COVID-19 is a pandemic and 144 countries across the ...

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COVID-19: NZ should develop vaccine programme, say scientists

15 April 2020 - New Zealand needs to act now to make sure it's not left behind when a successful ...

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Covid-19: medicine, vaccine supply disruptions likely - PHARMAC

16 March 2020 - Drug buying agency PHARMAC is warning further disruptions to medicine supplies are inevitable, as measures are taken ...

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Flawed forecasting? Why New Zealand ran out of MMR vaccine

16 December 2019 - PHARMAC's forecast for how many doses of MMR vaccine would be needed for 2019 was around ...

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Plans for measles vaccinations to be distributed back through PHARMAC

26 November 2019 - Measles vaccinations in the south will likely go back to being distributed by PHARMAC after being ...

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Meningitis Foundation calls for PHARMAC to protect everyone

15 November 2019 - Following PHARMAC’s announcement stating the meningococcal ACWY vaccine will be available free from next month for ...

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PHARMAC widening access to the meningococcal ACWY vaccine

14 November 2019 - The meningococcal ACWY vaccine will be available free from next month for young people in close ...

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New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule - 1 November 2019

1 November 2019 - The November 2019 issue of the New Zealand Pharmaceutical Schedule is now available and in effect. ...

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PHARMAC may have to compete for measles vaccine

17 September 2019 - PHARMAC is looking at whether it can order more measles vaccine in case the latest batch runs ...

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MPs told meningitis vaccines were always available

1 August 2019 - Pfizer officials appearing before the Health Select Committee yesterday revealed that 30,000 Meningitis vaccines were available ...

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Meningococcal disease: mother wants vaccine to be free for all

30 July 2019 - A mother whose baby could have died from meningococcal W is disappointed the vaccine to stop ...

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Changes to funded vaccines in the National Immunisation Schedule

30 July 2019 - PHARMAC is pleased to announce decisions related to the National Immunisation Schedule that will take effect ...

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Thousands more doses of the flu jab are on the way

7 July 2019 - The Ministry of Health has announced this morning 55,000 more doses of flu vaccine will arrive ...

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