Researched Medicines Industry Association - Latest News [Page 2]

Wise Use of Antibiotics Campaign supported by RMI

Tuesday, 13 May 2008, 3:22 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

“The Researched Medicines Industry fully endorses and supports PHARMAC’s annual Wise Use of Antibiotics Campaign launched today” says RMI chief executive officer Ken Shirley. More >>

'Told you so' re PHARMAC Herceptin decision

Friday, 4 April 2008, 3:47 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

"The Herceptin decision reinforces views that clinical assessments regarding new medicines for subsidy should be separated from the commercial decisions about the potential price to be paid," the chairman of the Researched Medicines Industry ... More >>

Access to new medicines slow and long

Wednesday, 26 March 2008, 4:55 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

The health of New Zealanders is increasingly compromised because we don't have the same access to medicines as other developed nations. That's the message being delivered to politicians today in the Researched Medicines Industry (RMI) Association's election ... More >>

Support for science and research call

Tuesday, 4 March 2008, 4:05 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

“The anguish and alarm expressed by top scientists this morning at the paucity of funding and investment for basic research in this country is strongly endorsed by the Researched Medicines Industry Association (RMI),” its CEO Ken Shirley said More >>

A very small step on a very long journey

Friday, 14 December 2007, 11:12 am | Researched Medicines Industry Association

“While we support Peter Dunne’s genuine efforts and ongoing commitment to develop a New Zealand medicines strategy we are disappointed with Government’s meagre response and apparent reluctance to seize the opportunity to invest in new innovative medicines,” ... More >>

Less money spread more thinly

Thursday, 29 November 2007, 3:49 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

"While welcoming the 11.8% increase in subsidised prescriptions heralded in PHARMAC's annual review the big picture is not so rosy" says the RMI's chairman, Dr Pippa MacKay. More >>

Access to medicine amongst worst in develped world

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 2:39 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

“New Zealanders’ access to modern innovative medicines is amongst the worst of all nations in the developed world,” Ken Shirley, RMI chief executive told the Gerontology Conference in Hamilton. More >>

Problems with access to medicines without ANZPTA

Thursday, 29 March 2007, 12:07 am | Researched Medicines Industry Association

A Parliamentary Select Committee was told today that New Zealanders need to be confident that all therapeutic products on the market are safe to use, are of good quality and do what they say they will do. More >>

Improved access to medicines? Yeah right!

Tuesday, 12 December 2006, 5:16 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

Peter Dunne’s consultation document Towards a New Zealand Medicines Strategy falls far short of expectations of New Zealanders. More >>

PHARMAC numbers are wrong

Monday, 20 March 2006, 12:42 am | Researched Medicines Industry Association

PHARMAC is deceiving both the Minister of Health and the rest of New Zealand with the constant claims that New Zealand has more funded drugs than Australia(1). More >>

Sole supply of pharmaceuticals

Tuesday, 15 March 2005, 4:04 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

The Researched Medicines Industry today warns that sole supply contracts for pharmaceuticals are putting the health of New Zealanders at risk. More >>

RMI welcomes $4 million cancer medicines boost

Monday, 7 March 2005, 6:22 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

The Researched Medicines Industry welcomes the Government's announcement today that it will provide an extra $4 million for cancer medicines. More >>

RMI: Pharmac's Use Of Smoke And Mirrors

Wednesday, 10 November 2004, 3:30 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

This year's annual review released today by PHARMAC is a masterly use of smoke and mirrors, according to the chairman of the Researched Medicines Industry Association (RMI) Dr Pippa MacKay. More >>

Pharmac Figures Don't Stack Up

Monday, 6 September 2004, 5:02 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

Figures released today by PHARMAC on its three-year funding path and budget just do not stack up, according to the chairman of the Researched Medicines Industry Association (RMI) Dr Pippa MacKay. More >>

Support For JTA

Thursday, 17 June 2004, 4:07 pm | Researched Medicines Industry Association

The Researched Medicines Industry Association of New Zealand (RMI) declared today (June 17, 2004) that it fully supports the establishment of the Australia-New Zealand Joint Therapeutics Agency (JTA). More >>

Pippa Mackay Appointed Medicines Assn Chair

Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 10:44 am | Researched Medicines Industry Association

The Researched Medicines Industry Association of New Zealand (RMI) announced today (June 1, 2004) the appointment of Dr Pippa MacKay FRNZCGP as the organisation's new chairman. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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