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CURRENT ADVOCACY WORK
Biosimilars, which are like generic versions of biologics will be available in Australia very soon. However unlike normal generic drugs, biologics are complex medicines and cannot be copied identically. This has been a great source of concern for CJA and other organisations due to the possible safety risks to patients. The government has also passed a bill to allow substitution of biosimilars at pharmacy level which has outraged the medical community.
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130 patient signatures sent to Minister
CJA have sent a letter with 130 patient signatures asking for clarity on substitution, safety and efficacy of biosimilars.
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Syringe availability difficult for
Patients injecting Methotrexate are
finding it difficult to gain access to syringes.
Have your voice heard
CJA wants to give you the opportunity to
have a say in the big issues affecting
people living with arthritis. If you have an
important issue to raise or wish to become
a CJA advocate please contact us.