ASMI thanks departing Health Dept Secretary Martin Bowles

23 August 2017

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The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) today thanked departing Department of Health Secretary Martin Bowles for his service through a time of significant change in the Departmenand reform in health policy.

ASMI acknowledged Mr Bowles' contribution towards helping Australians have better access to medicines.

"ASMI enjoyed a collaborative relationship with Martin since 2014," said ASMI CEO, Deon Schoombie.

"We wish Martin well and look forward to working with his successor on key issues such as  switch, S3 advertising, incentives for research and development in the non-prescription medicines industry, and access to medicines ."