Every year, Chronic Pain Australia, an organisation dedicated to advocating for the 3.37 million Australians living with chronic pain, orchestrate National Pain Week. This week aims to drive awareness and improve knowledge and understanding of chronic pain across the nation. The 2020 theme for National Pain Week is ‘Faces of Pain’ – a video series…

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Leading health + wellness communications agency and exclusive Australian representative and Asia Pacific Hub Lead for GLOBALHealthPR, VIVA! Communications, is celebrating its 18th birthday today – a significant milestone and testimony to the agency’s longstanding commitment to excellence and innovation in the healthcare arena. VIVA!s birthday celebration today falls in the wake of an unprecedented…

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With parts of Victoria entering Stage 3 restrictions last night (8 July) pharmacists on the frontline are stepping up to provide essential services to local residents facing six-week stay-at-home orders. With over 932 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria, pharmacists in the greater Melbourne and Mitchel Shire are responding to the crisis swiftly to ensure continuity…

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Early findings from a recent survey by Asthma Australia reveal 44 per cent of people with asthma experienced new or increasing symptoms of anxiety or depression during the COVID-19 pandemic, and one in four say the stress has been triggering their asthma. The findings, published in a report submitted to a Senate enquiry into the…

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A series of reports released today by MTPConnect, an independent, industry-led organisation, highlight the key role the MedTech sector played in the COVID-19 pandemic response. The reports, welcomed by the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA), reveal how the MedTech, biotechnology and pharmaceutical sector was impacted by COVID-19 at local and multinational levels, as well…

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