By Nav Persaud affordable medicines, diabetes, essential medicines, expensive treatments, high blood pressure, inexpensive treatments, medicines, Pharmacare, pharmaceuticals, Prescription drug coverage
Medication access may help to decide an election for the first time in Canada — it is one of several prominent issues garnering public attention as Ontarians head to the polls June 7th. The Ontario NDP have pledged to publicly fund a short list of prioritymedicinesfor all Ontarians. The PC party has said little about […]
By Nav Persaud Canadian health care, Canadian healthcare, cost of drugs, cost of pharmaceuticals, essential medicines, health care, Health policy, Pharmacare, pharmacare program, Podcasts, policy
Nav Persaud says a national drug plan would save lives, save money, and encourage better prescribing habits. So what are we waiting for? Nav Persaud is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca, a physician and associate scientist at St Michael’s Hospital and assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Interview by Neeta das McMurtry for EvidenceNetwork.ca SaveSave
By Nav Persaud Affordable healthcare, Canada, cost of pharmaceuticals, essential medicines, Podcasts, Privatization, publicly funded healthcare system, universal healthcare, World Health Organization
Think back to the last time you filled a prescription. Now think back to who paid for that.
By Nav Persaud Affordable health care, Canada, cost of pharmaceuticals, essential medicines, Privatization, publicly funded healthcare system, universal healthcare, World Health Organization
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.