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Tuesday 16 May 2017

CF treatment advance
New research presented
Guild urges budget access WHO gets the vote?
The World Health Organization
overnight at the International The Pharmacy Guild of Australias medication management programs will have a new leader later today,
Pharmaceutical Federations Queensland Branch has launched a within Health Care Homes. with health officials from 194
Pharmaceutical Sciences World new dedicated Pharmacy Business Certainty for pharmacy going countries set to vote on a new
Congress in Stockholm has shown Support Team, with the aim of forward was also provided with director-general for the Geneva-
significant progress in a more supporting members to access a government commitment to based agency.
effective cystic fibrosis treatment. funding confirmed in the recent remove the Sunset Provision for The three key candidates are Dr
Scientists have developed a Federal Budget. Location Rules. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
formulation that increases the The Guild said the team would Logan said the Guilds Opportunity from Ethiopia; Pakistani cardiologist
delivery of a novel antivirulence work one-on-one with members Analysis Tool highlighted how Dr Sania Nishtar; and UK-born Dr
agent to the lungs. to help them access resources to pharmacy businesses could access David Nabarros, former United
About 80% of CF patients suffer improve their business offering. additional income from 6CPA Nations Envoy for Ebola.
from chronic lung infections related Qld branch president Tim Logan funded programs, prescription and
to Pseudomonas aeruginosa which said the support was included as medication programs and more.
significantly increase morbidity. part of Guild membership, and An expert coach will discuss Hemp highlighted
The international group of included use of the Opportunity and analyse the results, providing This weekends Hemp Health
researchers has been working on Analysis Tool to work out the strategic advice for developing a & Innovation Expo taking place
a new type of compound called optimal way to implement professional services offer that at Sydneys Rosehill Gardens will
quorum sensing inhibitors (QSIs) professional services. generates additional income, the feature a free Medicinal Cannabis
which can interrupt communication The Federal Budget has brought Qld branch president concluded. Symposium, with expert speakers
pathways between bacterial cells, certainty to 6CPA funded programs. For more information call the from across the globe as well as
resulting in reduced virulence and Now is the time for pharmacies Guild on 07 3831 3788. a number of patients, celebrities,
decreased tolerance to antibiotics. to act and ensure they are ready activists and politicians.
The research presented at the to implement and access these Presenters include US veterinarian
congress shows that using certain additional income streams, he said. Workforce survey Dr Gary Richter who is claimed
solubilising excipients allows the Measures announced in the to be a world leader on treating
product of a multidrug formulation budget included an investment submission date animals with medicinal cannabis
that can deliver the desired amount from the $600 million already The deadline for submission of as well as Anastasia Suraev from
of the QSI and tobramycin to the committed in the 6CPA and held surveys relating to the Review of the University of Sydney who is
lungs of rats with P. aeruginosa in the Contingency Reserve for Pharmacy Workforce Programs (PD researching the use of cannabinoid
infection. new and expanded community 05 May) has been extended to 29 therapeutics for paediatric epilepsy.
The formulation was found to be pharmacy programs. May 2017. See
effective in sensitising the bacteria Dose Administration Aids will Healthcare Management
to the antibiotic. receive $340 million; theres Advisors are seeking feedback from
$80 million for Staged Supply; community pharmacists, students, TGA device consult
$60 million for Home Medicines pharmacy assistants, interns and The Therapeutic Goods
Maxigesic now Reviews; $90 million for the graduates who participated in Administration (TGA) seeks
licensed in France expansion of the MedsCheck and the various workforce programs comments from interested parties
new Zealand pharmaceutical Diabetes MedsCheck programs; conducted under the 6CPA. on marketing approval for a device,
firm AFT Pharmaceuticals has and $30 million to incorporate The aim of the surveys is to help approved in an overseas market,
extended its existing partnership assess whether the programs, in to support its inclusion in the
their current format, effectively Australian Register of Therapeutic
agreements with the addition of a PSA weight training address the workforce shortages in Goods.
French pharmaceutical company to The Pharmaceutical Society of
out-license the product line of its rural pharmacy. Deadline for input is 30 Jun 2017 -
Australia is hosting a presentation More details at see
patented paracetamol/ibuprofen on the Pharmacists Role in
painkiller Maxigesic to France, Managing Weight, with the event
Monaco, Andorra and French taking place at Sydneys Novotel
dependencies. Parramatta from 8.30am-4.30pm
The name of the new French on 01 Jul 2017.
partner cannot be disclosed at At 63% the prevalence of
this stage due to the countrys overweight and obesity in Australia
labour laws and the significant has never been higher.
commercial value of the contract. PSA is committed to helping Specialists in:
The announcement follows reduce the impact of overweight Pharmacy Insurance Professional Indemnity Insurance
confirmation of EU approval and obesity on patients through
of Maxigesic in nine additional interesting and relevant sessions for Tony Carollo & Susan Carollo - VIC/NSW/TAS/SA
countries including France (PD all pharmacists, the Society said. Natasha Lawrance - WA
yesterday), with AFT md Hartley Registration including all meals
Atkinson saying this is basically and course materials is $190 for
going to fast-track Maxigesic tablet
PSA members and $130 for interns OR PHONE 1300-CAROLLO / 1300 227 655
sales in France. and students -
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Tuesday 16 May 2017

Dispensary NAPSA, PSA seal new deal $2m for vaccines

the Federal Government will
The rewarding provide $2 million to support global
Corner National and efforts to fight infectious diseases.
Australian sustainable The funding was announced
Heres a great way to celebrate a Pharmacy future for by Minister for Aged Care Ken
milestone - identical twins Maria Students Association young pharmacists in Wyatt during the G20 Health
Pignaton Pontin and Paulina (NAPSA) has signed Australia, Emerson added. Ministers Meeting in Germany
Pignaton Pandolfi have been a revised partnership NAPSA will be a key (PD yesterday) with the money to
snapped celebrating their agreement with the part of the conferences go to the Coalition for Epidemic
impending 100th birthday with a Pharmaceutical Society Early Career Pharmacist Preparedness Innovations, a new
beautiful photo shoot. of Australia, which will forum, and a dedicated initiative addressing critical R&D
The Brazilian pair are well worth continue to see students NAPSA lounge area will gaps for global health security.
snapping because living nearly a welcomed to the be available for NAPSA
century is pretty darn impressive! upcoming PSA17 conference. representatives.
The duo were treated to a Taking place in Sydney 28-30 Jul, NAPSA president Shefali Parekh
makeover and wore beautiful the event will offer a range of guest will be a panellist on the first ever Guild
dresses and did their hair.
They will celebrate their
speakers and panel sessions along
with other activities which can help
Women in Leadership panel during
the conference - Update
milestone birthday tomorrow, students kick-start their careers and
check out the sweet snaps HERE. improve their knowledge, PSA said.
iTherapeutics adds Rising to
PSA ceo Lance Emerson said:
PSA has enjoyed a long and proud Pharmacy education platform the business
iTherapeutics has launched a
history of supporting pharmacy
students, who make up a vital part number of new QCPP accredited
of PSAs membership. modules, including Dimetapp, THIS years fourteen entrants
Our role is to ensure the Robitussin, Nexium and Advil. in the Pharmacy Guild of
profession has a vibrant future and The additions mean iTherapeutics Australia National Student
our members have rewarding and now has seven education modules Business Plan Competition
THOSE wanting to watch their exciting career pathways. worth 30 minutes each of approved include first-time entrants, the
weight are being told not to eat in PSA is delighted to be supporting Refresher Training, along with more
University of Otago.
front of the TV. NAPSA to ensure there is a than 60 other product education
professionally and financially modules on various brands. The competition, which
Researchers from North Carolina
commenced in 2006,
State University have said that
encourages innovation
purposeful eating without
distraction or technology can help amongst pharmacy students
you lose weight. Win with who will be the future owners
Eighty overweight adults took of Australias community
This week Pharmacy Daily and Australis are giving away each day
part in weekly online classes and a Midas Touch Serum Primer. pharmacies.
taught about mindful eating - the In 2017 the focus on innovation
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Its easy to eat aimlessly and
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gain weight- especially when
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distracted by watching television,
information head to
the scientists warned. The competition will progress
Those that followed the program To win, be the first person from QLD to send the correct answer through several rounds
lost over 2kg in 15 weeks. to the question below to culminating in the finals at the
Also dont eat before youre What is the product? Pharmacy Business Connect
stressed because youre more conference in Sydney 1-3
Congratulations to yesterdays winner, Amanda Pippia from Leeton Pharmacy Amcal
likely to eat your feelings. September.

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