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Dr Swee Tan has scooped the Medicines New Zealand 2014 Value of Medicines Award for his outstanding work treating newborn babies suffering from disfiguring and life-threatening strawberry birthmarks.
Medicines New Zealand's Code of Practice (the Code) has been reviewed and the 16th edition is out now.
The 2014 Value of Medicines Award is now open for entries.
Demand for measles vaccine has risen by 40 percent in June in New Zealand in the wake of a rapidly-spreading outbreak of the disease in the Auckland and Waikato regions.
Dr Daniel Kraft, an international expert in innovative health care visiting Wellington this week, says New Zealand is delivering exciting innovations in medicines and vaccines that will deliver health benefits around the world.