For Pharmac to be effective and deliver its core objectives, it needs to be far more integrated into the health system. This will require more substantial commitments and effective actions both by Pharmac and by the key health agencies it must work with, to ensure a more joined-up, effective and equitable health system.
Evaluating and funding pharmaceuticals and the management of their supply are critically important, and these activities must be informed by the new health system frameworks and the priorities they establish.
The final report focuses on:
Throughout this process the review has:
Read the Executive Summary here:
Read the Final Report here:
Read the supporting documents:
Go to the Ministry of Health webpage(external link) for information on the Government response to the review.