WPPF Update: 10/12/2011

WPPF Update: 10/12/2011

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WPPF Summary

Main News From WHO

1.Supporting The Local Production of Medicines 

News Updates List  


  1. Australian Pharmacist Newsletter – Vol.30, No. 12, December 2011
  2. PGA Newsletter – Vol.1 No.29 November 2011 
  3. PGA – Continued Dispensing in Best Interests of Patients – 24 November 2011
  4. PGAConsumers Forum Mixed Up on Pharmacy Agreement 
  5. PGA Newsletter – Vol.1 No.28 November 2011
  6. Australian Government – Revised Arrangements for the Efficient Funding of Chemotherapy Medicines
  7. Australian Government – Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration TGA to Cancel Four Prescription Pain-killers from 1 March 2012
  8. PSA – PSA ACT Branch President Elected to Medicare Local
  9. PSA – Thirty Years Later, HIV Is Still Here


  1. Asia Kids Show AIDS Drugs Resistance
  2. Near Half of Mental Illness Patients Do Not Take Medication
  3. Promotion of Safety Drug Use by Inspects of Abandoned Medicines
  4. Too Much Nasal Sprays for Relieving Allergy May Cause “Drug-Induced Rhinitis”


  1. WHO – International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  2. WHO – Significant Global Progress in Preventing and Treating HIV
  3. WHO – World AIDS Day
  4. FIP – Health Professionals Unite in WHPA Prague Call to Action, Urging Governments to Ramp Up Fight Against Falsified Medicines

Programme and Project

  1. NPS News 76: Generic Medicines: Informing Patients About Multiple Brands
  2. NPS–Ticagrelor (Brilinta) for Acute Coronary Syndrome
  3. NPS–Oxycodone-with-Naloxone Controlled-Release Tablets (Targin) for Chronic Severe Pain
  4. NPS RADAR December 2011
  5. NPS–Indacaterol (Onbrez) for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  6. Australian Prescriber Volume 34 Number 6 December 2011
  7. NPS–NPS RADAR Reviews New Medicines for Schizophrenia, Bipolar I Disorder, Severe Chronic Pain and COPD
  8. NPS–NPS Reviews New Medicines for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Schizophrenia and Bipolar I Disorder
  9. NPS–Are Cholesterol Medicines Overused?
  10. NPS–Medicines Upon Medicines: The Prescribing Cascade
  11. NPS – Latest Edition of Medicines Talk Available Now
  12. NPS – NPS Supports TGA Decision to Cancel Four Pain Relief Medicines
  13. NPS – Building A Medicinewise Community From the Ground Up: Abstracts Invited


  1. World AIDS Campaign – World AIDS Day

Upcoming Event

  1. 2012 National Medicines Symposium (NMS)

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