MA congratulates new appointed Secretary

Medicines Australia today congratulated Mr Martin Bowles on his appointment as Secretary of the Department of Health.

Chief Executive of Medicines Australia, Dr Brendan Shaw, said the industry welcomed the opportunity to work with Mr Martin Bowles as head of the Department of Health.

“We look forward to working with Mr Bowles to maintain and develop Australia’s system of providing medicines to the Australian community and improving the health of Australians,” Dr Shaw said.

“With Mr Bowles’ extensive knowledge and expertise working as Secretary and Deputy Secretary for several government departments, we are confident our collaborative approach with the Department of Health and the broader government will continue.

“There are a range of critical medicines policy issues for Australia’s future where government-industry engagement is crucial.

“Mr Bowles’ appointment provides a great opportunity to take that engagement forward in the future and we wish him well in his new role.”


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