The elimination of viral hepatitis has now been firmly put on the map. At the 69th World Health Assembly in Geneva, 194 governments adopted the World Health Organisations’s Global Strategy on Viral Hepatitis, which includes a goal of eliminating hepatitis B and C as a health issue in the next 13 years. In Australia, we are well placed to reach these goals but we need your support. Read More >
What is Consumer Medicines Information?04-01-2019
Consumer medicines information
With the rise of the internet, people can find a vast range
of information at home, but there is a need for caution
when dealing with issues relating to health. The best way to
guarantee you are getting reliable information about your
medicines is to ask your pharmacist for a CMI.
One website that can be relied upon for authentic and
trustworthy information on medicines is www.nps.org.au
At this website, you can find CMIs for most of the prescription
medicines available in Australia.
While CMIs are a valuable resource, reading one does not
take the place of counselling by a health professional. It is still
important to talk to your doctor or pharmacist about your
health and medicines. Read More >