Campaigns and events

Our campaigns

At NPS MedicineWise we want all Australians to be medicinewise and experience the health and economic benefits this brings. We work with consumers, healthcare professionals, government and industry to improve the health of all Australians through our targeted educational campaigns.

Antibiotic Awareness Week

Antibiotic Awareness Week from 16-22 November 2015 has the theme "Antibiotics: Handle with care". Read more about using antibiotics responsibly to limit antibiotic resistance.

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Join the fight against antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance is a threat to public health. Take the pledge to become a resistance fighter & reduce prescribing of antibiotics.

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Be Medicinewise Week

How you think about medicines will change at different times of your life. Being medicinewise means knowing how to use medicines safely and effectively across all life stages.

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Generic medicine brand choices

Knowing why you may be offered a choice of medicines is an important part of being medicinewise. The more you know about active ingredients and different medicine brands, the more confident you’ll be to talk about your options and make your choice — and this will help you to get the most benefit from your medicines.

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National Medicines Symposium 2016

The National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2016 will be held 19-20 May in Canberra. Find out more.

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