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Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI)

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International Self Care Day – consumer empowerment drives the ‘new approach’ to health

Monday, July 24, 2017

Consumer trends are driving a “new approach to health” where consumers take a more active role in the management of their health. The challenges to meet this demand for greater consumer empowerment will require a better use of digital technology for health, easier access to more medicines, and changes in the way medicines are advertised, according to international experts who will speak at the World Self Medication Industry conference in Sydney on October 18-19.  Read More  

Earlier Press releases

  • 22/06/2017: Self-care must become a global health policy priority
  • 09/06/2017: Combination medication provides innovative option for pain relief when taken as directed
  • 07/04/2017: The time is right to examine access to medicines
  • 04/04/2017: At last, opportunity to overhaul scheduling and S3 advertising for today’s consumer
  • 17/03/2017: OTC labels the key to safe use of NSAID painkillers
  • 14/03/2017: Canadian report reinforces the need for a Prescription to OTC 'Switch Agenda'
  • 09/03/2017: Advertising can drive a greater role for pharmacists in consumer health
  • 15/02/2017: ASMI addresses 4 Corners concerns about advertising claims for complementary medicines
  • 14/02/2017: The important role of complementary medicines for the health of Australians
  • 09/02/2017: S3 advertising - a win for all
  • 03/02/2017: OTC NSAIDs have a role in treatment of acute pain
  • 02/02/2017: Australian sunscreens meet highest standards
  • 24/01/2017: Three simple steps to better outcomes for consumers’ health and the economy
  • 18/01/2017: ASMI welcomes new Health Minister Greg Hunt
  • 13/01/2017: Fish oil during pregnancy linked to lower incidence of asthma and wheezing in children
  • 09/01/2017: Protecting children with sunscreens
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