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Seqirus to release additional 700,000 adult flu vaccine doses to help boost “community immunity” against preventable infection

Seqirus announced the manufacture of another 500,000 doses of their adult influenza vaccine, Afluria Quad (inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine, split virion) today to help meet increasing consumer demand. Having fulfilled the government’s request to re-enter production, Seqirus is now ahead of the National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule, with its first vaccine set for release this…

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Mundipharma pioneering prostate cancer research in Australia

A Medical Oncologist from Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Sydney has recently clinched a $60,000 2018 Mundipharma ANZUP Uro-Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship to support her research into prostate cancer. Dr Kate Mahon is the fifth recipient of the annual Clinical Research Fellowship awarded in partnership with the Australian and New Zealand Urogenital and Prostate Cancer Trials Group…

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New hires for VIVA! Communications

Leading independent health + wellness communications agency, VIVA! Communications Pty Ltd, is pleased to announce the appointment of Julia Slater as Senior Account Director. Julia is charged with leading a number of multi-national pharmaceutical clientele across VIVA! Communications’ portfolio. Her responsibilities will include growing the agency’s core ethical healthcare practice, building even stronger relationships with…

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Early screening crucial to beating bowel cancer

Bowel cancer is Australia’s third most common type of newly diagnosed cancer 15,253 Australians are diagnosed annually with bowel cancer 4,346 of those die from bowel cancer each year, making it the second biggest cancer killer (behind only lung cancer) These are just some of the shocking statistics shared by Bowel Cancer Australia this Bowel…

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National Education Initiative launched to support youth mental health

Leading Australian mental health organisations have come together today to announce the launch of a new National Education Initiative transforming the country’s approach to youth care. From August 2018, beyondblue, headspace, and Early Childhood Australia will attempt to provide an end-to-end mental health framework in schools. The National Education Initiative has attracted AUD$45m in funding…

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