Welcome to the Biosimilar Hub
for healthcare professionals
Biosimilar Awareness Week
30 May - 3 June 2022
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Accredited CPD Activity for GPs
Biosimilar medicines:
Information for General Practitioners
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Biosimilar Awareness Week 2022
Hear from Independent Chair of GBMA, Professor Jane Halton AO PSM, discussing #BiosimilarAwarenessWeek2022
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Welcome to the Biosimilar Hub
for healthcare professionals
Biosimilars Awareness Week
30 May - 3 June 2022
Read more
Accredited CPD
Activity for GPs
Biosimilar medicines:
Information for
General Practitioners
Learn more
Biosimilar Awareness Week
Hear from Independent Chair of GBMA, Professor Jane Halton AO PSM, discussing #BiosimilarAwarenessWeek2022
Learn more
Previous
Next
Welcome to the Biosimilar Hub
for healthcare professionals
Biosimilars Awareness Week
30 May - 3 June 2022
Read more
Accredited CPD
Activity for GPs
Biosimilar medicines:
Information for
General Practitioners
Learn more
Biosimilar Awareness Week
Hear from Independent Chair of GBMA, Professor Jane Halton AO PSM, discussing #BiosimilarAwarenessWeek2022
Learn more
Previous
Next

Australia has a strong regulatory system for all medicines

Australia has a strong regulatory system that ensures the safety, effectiveness and quality of all medicines, including biological medicines.

A science success story

A biosimilar medicine is a highly similar version of an original brand of a biological medicine, which enters the market following the patent expiry of the original brand. Watch the video above to learn more.

BIOLOGICAL MEDICINES ARE MEDICINES THAT ARE MADE BY LIVING CELLS OR ORGANISMS

Biological medicines are medicines that are made by living cells or organisms. They are usually made of large proteins that are naturally produced in the human body.

Biosimilar medicines are used to treat the same diseases in the same way

A biosimilar medicine is a highly similar version of an original brand of a biological medicine, brought to market by a different manufacturer once the patent on the original brand expires.