Tag Archives: Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association

Exploit gains from biosimilars: Hunt

Health Minister Greg Hunt has urged health professionals to embrace more innovative ways to support the uptake of biosimilar medicine. Opening the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA) event, ‘Your Patients, Your Government:Multidisciplinary Forum and Workshop, this week at NSW Parliament House, he called for healthcare providers to gain a …

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Health Minister gets Biosimilar Week underway

The Official opening of Biosimilar Week, running from April 29 to May 3 featured a statement on the role of biosimilar medicines in a sustainable health system by Health Minister Greg Hunt. Mr Hunt began by welcoming delegates to the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association (GBMA), Biosimilar Grants and Biosimilar …

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Mandatory reporting of medicine shortages

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the passing of legislation to make the reporting of essential-medicine shortages mandatory. The legislation, which comes into effect on January 1, 2019, also provides an opportunity for PBS coverage of alternative medicines when there are shortages. Medicine shortages have become an increasing problem in recent …

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