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Canada needs a list of ‘essential medicines’

Think back to the last time you filled a prescription. Now think back to who paid for that.

What medicines do we really need in Canada? What medicines do we really need in Canada?
By Nav Persaud

Surveys and polls often show Canadians are proud of our universal health system, which provides publicly funded care for doctor and hospital services. Canadians don’t have to worry about filing for bankruptcy to get care for themselves or their families when they need it.