$27 million for next-generation medical research

$27 million for next-generation medical research   Ten new medical research projects, including an education program to improve health literacy for socio-economically and culturally diverse new parents will be funded, thanks to the Morrison Government and the Australian medical community.   The Parenting+ project, funded through the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Partnership Project…

$2.1 million to support Australians with diabetes

The Australian Government is investing $2.1 million over four years, making it easier for Australians with diabetes to monitor their condition.   From November 1, point-of-care glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) tests will be listed on Medicare, funding 19,000 tests for Australians with previously diagnosed diabetes.   Around one in twenty Australian adults have diabetes. The condition…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Maeve’s Law; COVID-19 vaccine rollout; assistance to PNG.     GREG HUNT: Good morning everybody and I’m delighted to be joined this morning by the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Australia Professor Michael Kidd.   We’ll very shortly give you an update on the very heartening news from the TGA that not…

Transcript – Press Conference – Canberra

E&OE…                       Topics: Vaccination rollout.     GREG HUNT: Good afternoon. I’m joined by Professor Murphy, the head of the vaccines taskforce and we’re pleased to give you an update on the COVID-19 progress in Australia, and we’ll begin with the fact that the latest advice from the National Incident Centre is zero cases of…