The Heart Foundation launched its ‘Move More, Sit Less’ Canberra Communique today, which outlines the foundations for a National Physical Activity Action Plan for Australia. The plan was developed  at the recent National Physical …

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Excellence in quality use of medicines was celebrated at a Australian Self Medication Industry gala awards dinner in Sydney last night. The recipients of a QUM marketing award and two …

Upscheduling codeine-containing OTCs could cost upwards of $1.27 billion in MBS outlay alone over the next four years, a new report has found. The Pharmacy Guild engaged Cadence Economics to …

Momentum is building for reform of the switch environment and Schedule 3 advertising policy, said presenters and participants at ASMI’s annual conference yesterday. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, said: …

The PSA has called for the Medical Benefits Scheme to be expanded to allow pharmacists to help improve consumer health outcomes and quality use of medicines. In the PSA submission …

The Public Health Association of Australia has welcomed a report from the World Federation of Public Health Associations revealing the many countries lagging behind in policies that protect their populations …

Australia’s rates of childhood overweight and obesity could be turned around with changes equivalent to cutting one small chocolate bar and getting in 15 minutes of exercise, according to research …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s national conference, PSA16, will be held at Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour in July 2016, the PSA says. The venue was announced at a …

Today at its annual conference in Sydney the Australian Self Medication Industry shared a ‘sample mock ad’, which demonstrated the proposed consumer communication model it has been advocating for Schedule …

Queensland’s peak Aboriginal and Islander health body has called for changes to health screening and increased investment into sexual health in the face of Australia’s biggest reported syphilis outbreak in …

At its Annual General Meeting today, ASMI announced its new Board of Directors. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, congratulated and welcomed the ASMI Board Members. “ASMI’s new Board includes …