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Wed 24 Aug 16

ABC confirms Swisse deal

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THE Australian Broadcasting Corporation has confirmed a new agreement with complementary medicines maker Swisse, which has been named as a Foundation Partner of the ABC’s Australia Plus international media service.

Wed 24 Aug 16

$100M Blackmores net profit – up 115%

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BLACKMORES this morning announced its financial results for the year to 30 Jun, with net profit after tax of just over $100 million.

Wed 24 Aug 16

New Medicines Aust ceo

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MEDICINES Australia this morning announced the appointment of Milton Catelin as its new chief executive officer, filling the void left just before Christmas when former ceo Tim James departed (PD 21 Dec 2015).

Tue 23 Aug 16

Astral ventilator recall

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RESMED, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall for product correction in relation to its Astral 100 and Astral 150 ventilators due to an internal battery issue.

Tue 23 Aug 16

Pfizer wins Medivation

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PFIZER has confirmed an agreement to buy oncology-focused biopharmaceutical company Medivation for about US$14 billion.

Tue 23 Aug 16

Be Medicinewise Wk

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TAKE charge of your medicines is the theme of this year’s Be Medicinewise Week (22-28 Aug), in its sixth year of reminding Australians about the importance of using medicines appropriately.

Tue 23 Aug 16

ASMI 2016 China focus

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OPPORTUNITIES to capitalise on Chinese demand for Australian consumer health and personal care products will be a dominant theme at the 2016 conference of the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) on 27 Oct 2016.

Mon 22 Aug 16

AbbVie in top 50


AbbVie Australia joined Epic Pharmacy (PD Fri) in being named one of the most innovative companies in Australia in the AFR 50 Most Innovative Companies List for the fifth year in a row.

Mon 22 Aug 16

PSNZ Pharmacist of the Year

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Tanya du Plessis has been announced the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Pharmacist of the Year.

Mon 22 Aug 16

Joint PSA-CPA meeting


PHARMACISTS will be able to attend a global conference jointly hosted by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) and the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) in 2017, the Society has announced.

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