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TerryWhite Chemmart’s 2019 HEART Award winners

TerryWhite Chemmart

The TerryWhite Chemmart Network Partner conference concluded last night with a special gala dinner held on the Gold Coast and the announcement of the HEART Award winners for 2019. The award covers recognition across health, customer engagement, service and leadership. The most prestigious award of the year – the TerryWhite …

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IVF birth rates improving without multiple births

IVF success rates in Australia and New Zealand have continued to improve, while the number of IVF twins are falling, a new UNSW report has shown. The ‘Assisted Reproductive Technology in Australia and New Zealand 2017’ report shows the overall live birth rate per embryo transfer has increased from 23.6 per …

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More than just a headache

Results from The 2019 Nurofen #MYgraine Report has reportedly found that while more than 4.9 million Australians suffer from migraine or migraine attacks, there remains significant misunderstanding by the broader population around the physical and emotional impact of this condition. According to the report findings, 28 per cent of Australians …

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Playing with fire

New research released this week from the University of Queensland has revealed that esports is the latest digital domain where participants are immersed in alcohol advertising. The study reportedly found that heavy gamers are more likely to purchase the alcohol brands that sponsor online the games they play or watch …

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Facebook’s global vaccination support welcomed by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has welcomed this week’s commitment from Facebook to direct users seeking information on vaccinations to reliable and accurate vaccination information. Vaccine misinformation is classified as one of the top 10 threats to global health and has the potential to undo decades of progress made fighting …

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NAPSA and Guild agree on three-year partnership

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association (NAPSA) have renewed their long-standing partnership for a further three years. Guild National President George Tambassis and NAPSA President Erin Cooper signed the new agreement during a ceremony at the 2019 Pharmacy Connect conference held in Sydney. Mr …

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Pharmacist’s global search for innovation

Queensland’s winning community pharmacy owner Lucy Walker is embarking on a seven-week, round-the-world search for innovation. As the recipient of a 2018 Churchill Fellowship, Ms Walker will initially attend the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) world pharmacy congress in Abu Dhabi next week. From there, the Churchill Fellowship study mission will …

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