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Medicines Australia welcomes new Health Minister Monday, 22 December 2014
Australian Government spending on health driven down thanks to PBS Friday, 19 December 2014
Aussies’ odds improving as report shows cancer related death rate has fallen by 20% Thursday, 18 December 2014
New price cuts to medicines demonstrate PBS sustainability Wednesday, 17 December 2014
MYEFO shows PBS can afford new medicines Monday, 15 December 2014
Medicines Australia helps Young Indigenous Australian reach her dream of becoming a Doctor Monday, 15 December 2014
New Report Highlights Pharmaceutical Industry’s Contribution to Australia’s Economy Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Medicines Australia CEO presents at the World Cancer Congress – “Industry contributions to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases” Friday, 5 December 2014
MA welcomes ACCC’s decision on interim authorisation while it awaits Code Edition 18 decision Thursday, 4 December 2014
Raising awareness and action on World AIDS Day Monday, 1 December 2014
Restoring Australia’s Place as a Global Leader – we need to strengthen intellectual property protection Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Big jump in quality and length of life for Australians Friday, 21 November 2014
Medicines Australia Welcomes New Trade Agreement Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Boost for High-Tech Pharmaceutical Manufacturing in Australia Friday, 14 November 2014
Medicines Australia welcomes APEC support for ethical business practices Friday, 14 November 2014
Cost of medicines continues to fall Wednesday, 29 October 2014
MA welcomes Government proposal to cut medical red tape Friday, 24 October 2014
Senate Estimates clearly confirms PBS expenditure flat Thursday, 23 October 2014
Government’s “Industry Innovation Competitiveness Agenda” a Big Step Forward Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Ignorance of new treatments would leave patients worse off Thursday, 9 October 2014
Clarke ignores ongoing PBS savings in simplistic comparison to the UK Wednesday, 8 October 2014
Final Budget Outcome shows another write down for PBS Thursday, 25 September 2014
New Chief Executive appointed to Medicines Australia Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Patents important for developing new medicines Friday, 5 September 2014
MA congratulates new appointed Secretary Wednesday, 3 September 2014
Grattan Institute admission shows PBS savings proposal was wrong Thursday, 21 August 2014
Falling exports call for new medicines industry strategy Tuesday, 5 August 2014
New OECD data shows Australia lagging in investing in medicines Thursday, 3 July 2014
MA submits new transparency reforms to ACCC Wednesday, 2 July 2014
New figures show clinical trial red tape reductions critical Tuesday, 24 June 2014
Price cuts mean PBS is sustainable and can afford new medicines Friday, 20 June 2014
MA Chief Executive appointed to IFPMA Friday, 13 June 2014
MA congratulates Health Journalism Award Winner Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Medicines Australia welcomes medicines shortages initiative Tuesday, 27 May 2014
Chief Executive appointed to senior international industry position Monday, 26 May 2014
MA CEO sleeps on the streets of Canberra again Friday, 16 May 2014
Government recognises value of PBS and vaccines in Federal Budget Tuesday, 13 May 2014
Commission of Audit puts Australian patients in danger Tuesday, 6 May 2014
Commission of Audit report flawed on PBS Thursday, 1 May 2014
Pharmaceutical CPI growth due to government policy Wednesday, 23 April 2014
MA calls for new focus on Australian industry Monday, 14 April 2014
Price cuts mean PBS can afford new medicines Tuesday, 1 April 2014
Clinical trial reforms need urgent boost Friday, 28 March 2014
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme a national treasure: MA Chairman Thursday, 20 March 2014
PBS expenditure is contained and sustainable Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Industry calls on Government to save the PBS Wednesday, 5 February 2014
Industry supports greater PBAC transparency Tuesday, 7 January 2014