Tag Archives: cost of drugs

NAFTA re-negotiations may threaten Canada’s steps toward universal pharmacare NAFTA re-negotiations may threaten Canada’s steps toward universal pharmacare
By Ruth Lopert and Steve Morgan

How a National Drug Plan Can Save Canada

Free medicines for rich kids is actually a fair and efficient policy Free medicines for rich kids is actually a fair and efficient policy
By Marc-André Gagnon
What Canada can learn from Australia on health care What Canada can learn from Australia on health care
By Stephen Duckett
Pharmacare for kids Pharmacare for kids
By Avram Denburg and Wendy Ungar
Four reasons Canada needs universal pharmacare and what Canadians can do to make it happen now Four reasons Canada needs universal pharmacare and what Canadians can do to make it happen now
By Steve Morgan
There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky There’s nothing like an American health care debate to make Canadians feel lucky
By Danielle Martin
Canada needs a comprehensive strategy to improve prescription drug safety for seniors Canada needs a comprehensive strategy to improve prescription drug safety for seniors
By Nicole F. Bernier

Four years ago, at age 84, my dad survived a severe stroke. The downside is that during his hospital stay this otherwise fit person was put on a drug regimen and has been taking nine prescription drugs a day ever since.

Pharmacare is for kids too
By Avram Denburg and Steve Morgan

You are the parent of a sick child. You have a limited budget and you must decide to buy the medicine the doctor prescribed for your child or provide food and shelter for your family instead. What do you do?

What I didn’t learn in medical school What I didn’t learn in medical school
By Vivian Tam with Elizabeth Lee Ford-Jones

I began medical school optimistic about what becoming a physician meant I could do for my future patients. Naively, I presumed my career would involve treating patients’ illnesses so they could return to lead full and fulfilling lives.


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