Discussion paper

A new generation medicines policy: improved access and equity for New Zealanders

Medicine Health equity New Zealand

The purpose of this discussion paper is to help stakeholders understand and consider the issues when developing a new generation medicines policy, so that it is fit for the future. 

Key recommendations

  1. Stakeholder collaboration to design a strategy that serves triple aim objectives for all New Zealanders
  2. Publish forecasts based on analysis of science and expected innovations
  3. Health Minister (with Research, Science and Innovation Minister) set the budget
  4. Legislative change to explicitly broaden the definition of health outcomes
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