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Medicines NZ Publishes 2022 Transfer Of Value Reports, Reinforcing Commitment To Transparency

Friday, 25 August 2023, 5:54 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand, is pleased to announce the release of the 2022 Transfer of Value reports. These reports provide a transparent overview of the financial interactions between biopharmaceutical companies and healthcare professionals, reinforcing the ... More >>

Goodbye Australia, Hello Hungary: A New Medicines Landscape For New Zealand

Friday, 26 May 2023, 10:02 am | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand has today released the 2022/23 edition of their annual publication New Zealand’s Medicines Landscape. This edition sheds light on the significant cost of ill health to New Zealand and reiterates that New Zealand continues to rank ... More >>

Medicines NZ Congratulates Dr Peter Jansen On His New HQSC Role And Welcomes New Independent Chair Mr Todd Krieble

Monday, 22 May 2023, 1:02 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand expresses its congratulations to Dr Peter Jansen on his well-deserved appointment as Chief Executive of Te Tāhū Hauora, Health Quality & Safety Commission (HQSC). The association extends its best wishes to him as he embarks on ... More >>

Medicines New Zealand Is Pleased To Announce A New Independent Chair And A Te Ao Māori Director

Monday, 30 January 2023, 6:34 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand welcomes two new Board members in 2023. The first of these is the appointment of Dr Peter Jansen (Ngati Hinerangi, Ngati Raukawa) as Independent Chair of the Board. Dr Jansen has extensive experience in leadership and governance ... More >>

Award Recipient To Develop Novel Biological Ingredients Into Tool That Enhances Patient Healing & Recovery After Surgery

Thursday, 17 November 2022, 3:36 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Value of Medicines Awards. The industry association has rewarded outstanding researchers for undertaking innovative research into the use of medicines or vaccines since 2011, ... More >>

New Zealand, It’s Time To Put Fairness In Focus

Thursday, 20 October 2022, 11:21 am | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand is today relaunching their digital public awareness platform Fairness in Focus. This platform is designed to create better public understanding of modern medicines' importance and role in New Zealand. This platform is focussed ... More >>

Pharmac Review: A Step In The Right Direction, But ‘Devil Will Be In The Detail’ For Government On Actions To Be Taken

Wednesday, 1 June 2022, 6:23 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand believe that the final report of the Independent PHARMAC Review panel is a step in the right direction. There is however, much more work to be done as the Government’s response has not clearly stated how it will act on the recommendations ... More >>

Budget 2022 Medicines Investment: A Start, But Also A Potential Rapid And Painful Stop?

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 7:47 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Announcement in the budget of $191 million of new investment for medicines over the next two years is a start, but the fact that there is no confirmed additional investment beyond those two years is both a risk and concern, especially when compared ... More >>

Medicines Sector Actively Responds To The Ukraine Crisis In Europe

Monday, 7 March 2022, 10:56 am | Medicines New Zealand

Medicines New Zealand stands in unity with both our sister associations and their member companies in Europe to support the sector's efforts to assist the people of Ukraine. The innovative medicines sector is actively collaborating with many other ... More >>

Trans-Tasman Medicines Report: New Zealand Appalling Inequity Gap Exposed

Monday, 20 December 2021, 12:04 pm | Medicines New Zealand

A new report, Access to Medicines 3 (AtoM 3) generated by IQVIA, the world's largest healthcare data science company, showed that New Zealand is consistently publicly funding fewer cost-effective modern medicines than Australia and making funding decisions ... More >>

International Medicines Report: New Zealand Past The Point Of No Return?

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 9:45 am | Medicines New Zealand

A new report - A Decade of Modern Medicines: An International Comparison produced by IQVIA, the world’s largest Healthcare Data Science Company, shows New Zealand ranks last out of 20 comparable OECD countries (the OECD20) for publicly funded access ... More >>

Boring Budget 2021 Reinforces Two Tier Medicines Access System In New Zealand

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:37 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Announcement in the budget today of $200 million over the next four years is simply meeting the Government's election 2020 promise for funding existing medicines and some new ones. It does nothing to solve the medicines access crisis or medicines ... More >>

NZ research set to impact international opioid crisis

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 11:48 am | Medicines New Zealand

Ground breaking research that looks at a novel technique for pain management is set to influence the global opioid addiction crisis. More >>

Outdated public funding model failing NZ patients

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 12:20 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Publicly funded modern medicines are out of reach for many patients in New Zealand according to a new report. The COMPARE 4 report shows New Zealand ranking the lowest out of 20 OECD countries for its market access to modern medicines. More >>

Applications closing soon for the Value of Medicines Award

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 3:26 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Only 1 week until applications close for the Value of Medicines Award 2018. The national award recognises translational, fundamental, or clinical research into existing emerging medicines or vaccines. It is open to researchers, professors, clinicians, students ... More >>

Rewarding research that continues the evolution of medicine

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:50 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Rewarding research that continues the evolution of medicine 23 August 2018 Applications are now open for the Medicines New Zealand 2018 Value of Medicines Award. This award highlights fundamental, translational and clinical research into both existing and ... More >>

New Zealand "isn’t treating its cancer patients fairly "

Friday, 3 August 2018, 10:25 am | Medicines New Zealand

One of Australia’s top oncologists, Professor John Zalcberg, will be in New Zealand next week highlighting New Zealand’s appalling cancer rates and its substandard outcomes for particular cancer patients. More >>

Medicines Waiting List: International disgrace

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 3:26 pm | Medicines New Zealand

The medicines waiting list grows to over 100 priority medicines that wait to be publicly funded by PHARMAC. All medicines on this list have been recommended to benefit patients and New Zealand’s healthcare system by PHARMAC’s own technical advisory board. More >>

Rationing medicines by stealth with budget announcement

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 5:30 pm | Medicines New Zealand

Big expectations from the Government today as it increases the pressure on PHARMAC to perform with its savings model. More >>

230,000 patients have inequitable access to modern medicines

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:37 am | Medicines New Zealand

More than 230,000 New Zealand patients are deprived from accessing a range of modern medicines shown by the latest information published in New Zealand’s Medicines Landscape. More >>





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