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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.
Medicines New Zealand is delighted to announce that Dr Conroy Wong has won the $20,000 Value of Medicines Award for his excellent clinical research that will benefit patients with bronchiectasis.
Many Kiwis don't know or are confused about the way in which medicines prescribed for them are assessed for safety and become funded.