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The Australian Government will invest over $40 million to provide affordable access to 2 new medicine listings through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). This will help Australians with opiate addiction and those suffering breathlessness throughout their final stages of life.
The Australian Government has signed agreements with all 8 state and territory governments, Primary Health Networks and community organisations worth $229.2 million to deliver the first round of projects under the landmark $1.25 billion Community Health and Hospitals Program (CHHP)
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and from 1 November, Keytruda® will be listed on the PBS for first-line treatment of people with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer.