Today Show interview with Allison Langdon and Karl Stefanovic

E&OE…                       Topics: COVID-19 Update; Black Lives Matter Protest; COVID-19 Vaccines; $12 million for research to improve treatment of cardiovascular disease and stroke patients.   KARL STEFANOVIC: Well Victoria recorded its biggest increase of coronavirus cases in over a month; 21 new cases recorded in the state yesterday, six of which are believed to have…

$12 million for research to improve treatment of cardiovascular disease and stroke patients

The Morrison Government, together with the National Heart Foundation, is announcing a further $12 million for research to improve treatment of people, including children, suffering cardiovascular disease and stroke.   This funding will be provided over four years, from the Medical Research Future Fund’s Cardiovascular Health Mission, to advance ground-breaking work on heart disease and…

Transcript – ABC Insiders interview with David Speers

E&OE… Topics: Coronavirus update; BLM protests; Indigenous infant mortality rates; Indigenous health research announcement; New Zealand approach to COVID-19; The COVIDSafe app; Opening international borders; Australia’s preparedness for a second wave; Efforts to produce a COVID-19 vaccine. DAVID SPEERS: Minister, welcome to the program. GREG HUNT: Morning, David. DAVID SPEERS: Let’s just start on this…

Government to invest almost $35 million in Indigenous health projects including Indigenous blindness, deafness and chronic kidney disease

The Morrison Government will invest almost $35 million in 42 key research projects in areas such as ending avoidable indigenous deafness, ending avoidable indigenous blindness, and helping to eradicate chronic kidney disease.   As part of this funding, the Government is investing $14.44 million from the first grant round of the Indigenous Health Research Fund…

More essential support for Australian patients through community pharmacy

Australians will have better access to subsidised medicines and medication management services through community pharmacy with the Morrison Government finalising a Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA).   Under this landmark agreement, our Government will continue to partner with community pharmacy to ensure Australians have access to more than 200 million subsidised Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)…