This short video explores what patients think about the move to Amgevita. We spoke to a group of seven New Zealanders living with arthritis to find out how they feel about changing from the biological reference medicine, Humira, to the new biosimilar medicine, Amgevita. 

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He Ako Hiringa
14 April 2022
10 minutes to Read + 2 minutes to Watch

Rosuvastatin is now fully funded on Special Authority for people at increased risk of cardiovascular complications due to high cholesterol, and may be considered first-line for Māori and Pacific peoples.

An abridged version of this article, containing the eligibility flowchart, is available for printing - see the link in the contents box. 

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
15 November 2021

Dulaglutide is available from 1 September, but do you know how to pronounce it? Listen to our quick guide for help.

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
30 August 2021
4 minutes to Read + 15 minutes to Explore

Biological medicines are already used in Aotearoa New Zealand and with more being developed internationally, it’s important that health professionals feel comfortable prescribing, dispensing, and supporting patients to use them.

As an introduction, we’ve highlighted five key aspects of these medicines in an article and a series of short animated videos.

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He Ako Hiringa
11 August 2021
2 minutes to Read + 43 minutes to Explore

Focusing on the experiences of older Māori in primary care, this course comprises four short videos, an independent reflection, downloadable posters and additional resources.

The course is endorsed by RNZCGP and CNA(NZ) and meets PCNZ recertification requirements. Reflection templates are included for you to complete.

Contributor
Jo Hikaka
18 May 2021

If you're having trouble pronouncing the name of the newly funded SGLT2 inhibitor for type 2 diabetes, you're not the only one! Watch our video guide to learn how to pronounce empagliflozin. 

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
3 March 2021
23 minutes to Watch

Do you need help improving your understanding of medicine access equity issues? In this video you will hear from a number of primary healthcare professionals who are working to improve equity outcomes in the services they provide to patients

Contributor
He Ako Hiringa
20 October 2020