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THE NAKED CITY – BEATING CANCER ON A BUDGET

Earlier this year the Australian Government announced that it was investing more than $200 million to list four new breakthrough cancer treatments on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, saving patients up to a quarter of a million dollars a year. The decision gives some 1800 cancer patients access to a range of new and innovative medications that […]

PrEP PBS listing making leaps

  By Isobel Rushe The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee’s (PBAC) recommendation to list PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) is a critical step towards dramatically reducing HIV transmission in Australia. A listing on PBS will bring PrEP within reach of many of those who are at risk of HIV transmission across Australia. […]