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Proposed Medicine Price Adjustment Published for Comment

Department of Health

The proposed calculation to determine the Annual Single Exit Price Adjustment (SEPA) of Medicines and Scheduled Substances for 2016 has been set out in Notice 601 in Government Gazette 38988.

In terms of the Medicines and Related Substances Act, the Minister of Health is required to determine the extent to which medicine prices may be adjusted on an annual basis.

Advisory Committee on e-Health Set Up

Department of Health

The Department of Health has announced the establishment of a Ministerial Advisory Committee on e-Health.

The setting up of the committee follows the department’s consultation with the National Health Council and the Minister of Finance.

Amendments Proposed to Rules on Foodstuffs for Infants

Department of Health

Proposed amendments have been made to the Regulations Relating to Foodstuffs for Infants and Young Children.

This was announced by the department of health in Notice 591 in Government Gazette 38975.

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