Tag Archives: Sydney

TWC targets growth

TerryWhite Chemmart (TWC) is planning community pharmacy growth with a new marketing campaign and a series of strategic partnership programs part of its growth strategy. TWC CEO Anthony White told guests at the company’s annual State Network Meetings in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Hobart and Brisbane the new brand campaign …

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UTS Innovative Pharmacist of the Year

Innovative pharmacist Kirrily Chambers was honoured at the UTS gala dinner for her pioneering work as the first credentialled diabetes educator pharmacist in Australia. After campaigning for three years, Kirrily Chambers broke new ground when she became Australia’s first pharmacist to become a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) in 2009. Since …

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Storm of the century

Three people died, two police officers were injured and Sydney’s transport system shut down as the wettest November day since 1984 hit the east coast, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reported. Heavy thunderstorms rolled across Sydney on Wednesday morning, accompanied by flash flooding, with another wave of bad weather breaking …

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Australia on track for world first to eradicate cervical cancer

Australia is set to become the first country in the world to eliminate cervical cancer following the success of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination program and the changes to the national cervical screening program. New research from Cancer Council NSW, being presented this week at the International Papilloma Virus …

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Amgen is winner of sustainability APCO annual award

Amgen Australia was named as winner of the 2018 Pharmaceutical Sector Award at the Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation’s (APCO) annual awards in Sydney last week, recognised for its ongoing commitment to sustainable packaging. APCO says Amgen Australia demonstrated commitment to improving its sustainability performance, and in 2017 saw successful reduction …

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Pharmaxis gets FDA approval

Pharmaceutical research company Pharmaxis has received FDA approval to produce the asthma product Aridol for the US market. The approval follows a recent onsite FDA inspection of the Pharmaxis manufacturing facility in Sydney, where the company currently manufactures Aridol for Europe, Australia and South Korea, as well as Bronchitol for …

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Top award for Marcus Blackmore

​Blackmores Executive Director Marcus Blackmore was named 2018 Champion of Entrepreneurship at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards for the Eastern Region of Australia in Sydney last week, in recognition of his sustained, outstanding entrepreneurial achievement. “My entrepreneurial journey has been about taking lessons from others and acknowledging the …

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TV to close the gap

A comprehensive new digital television network focused on health in indigenous communities will be rolled out across hundreds of health centres, as the federal government works with First Nations communities to ‘Close the Gap’ and achieve health equality. Funding of $3.4 million has been committed over the next three years …

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