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February 2018


Ground-breaking flu vaccines to protect millions of Aussies

18 February 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over three million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge.


Doorstop in Melbourne

18 February 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Melbourne regarding two new ground-breaking flu vaccinations to protect Australians.


New action plan to fight childhood heart disease

14 February 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will develop a national plan to uncover new treatments and care options for more than 64,000 Australians affected by congenital/childhood heart disease.


Interview with Peta Credlin on Sky News

12 February 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's interview with Peta Credlin on Sky News about private health insurance; the COAG hospital agreement; Medicare and bulk-billing; the Medical Research Future Fund; listing medicines on the PBS and rare cancers.


Transcript of Radio Interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA

09 February 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's radio interview with Leon Byner on FiveAA about record levels of Commonwealth funding for Australian hospitals.


Remarks, Canberra

06 February 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's remarks at the Ovarian Cancer Teal Ribbon Breakfast, Canberra


Ground-breaking ovarian cancer project to save lives

06 February 2018

Media release

The Australian Government will provide almost $3 million to support a new ground-breaking project that helps women identify whether they are at risk of developing ovarian cancer.


World Cancer Day 2018: We can. I can.

04 February 2018

Media release

World Cancer Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and consider what actions we can all take to tackle this disease.


Doorstop, Queanbeyan

02 February 2018

Transcript

Transcript of Minister for Health, Greg Hunt's doorstop in Queanbeyan regarding adding the new meningococcal quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program, codeine and the Batman by-election.


Quad-strain meningococcal vaccine to be added to National Immunisation Program

02 February 2018

Media release

To help protect our youngest Australians from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, the Australian Government will add a quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program (NIP).


New research project to help tackle chronic pain

01 February 2018

Media release

The Australian Government is boosting its commitment to preventive health by providing $10 million for new research projects that focus on preventing disease and keeping people out of hospital.


Codeine change will help save lives

01 February 2018

Media release

Following the unanimous advice of the Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling in August 2015, an important change that will help save lives comes into effect today for medicines containing codeine.


Delivering affordable access to vital new multiple sclerosis treatment

01 February 2018

Media release

More than 5,000 Australians every year who suffer from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis will benefit from affordable access to a major new life-changing medicine from 1 February 2018.

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