WHO Director General Election

Whoever fills the role, the new WHO director-general has a rocky road ahead At the 70th UN World Health Assembly in Geneva on May 22 to 31 2017, all 194 member countries will vote on the next [...]

Public Health Act 2010 (NSW) Review

The Public Health Act 2010 (NSW) passed Parliament in 2010, with most of the provisions of the Act commencing in 2012. It was enacted following an extensive review of the now repealed Public Health Act 1991. The [...]

Hepatitis C Treatment Affordable on the Australian PBS

In March 2016, the Australian Government listed new generation, direct-acting antiviral medications for Hepatitis C on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This means that ground breaking medicines are accessible and affordable to all people in Australia living [...]

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