Costly prescription eye treatment highlights a loophole in Canada’s drug-price regulation process

28 October 2019 - The Ontario government has begun covering $100,000-a-year eye drops for an ultrarare disease, bringing relief to ...

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It’s time for Canada to embrace universal pharmacare and protect drug coverage from corporate erosion

28 October 2019 - President Trump recently unveiled an executive order — originally titled “Protecting Medicare from Socialist Destruction” — ...

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Canadian election clears path for universal drug plan

23 October 2019 - Canada’s Liberal government is more likely to pass a universal prescription drug plan after losing its majority ...

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Patients in Quebec now have access to Dupixent for the treatment of moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

22 October 2019 - Quebec becomes the first province to list Dupixent for public reimbursement in adult patients. ...

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Which health care promises will the Liberals realistically be able to keep?

22 October 2019 - The Liberals have a number of significant health care-related campaign promises to live up to as ...

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Voters beware: national pharmacare is unnecessary, bad for privately insured Canadians and costly for taxpayers

18 October 2019 - Research has shown it would be less disruptive and less expensive to just fill the gaps caused ...

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Canadian breakthrough that became the world's most expensive drug, then vanished, gets second chance

17 October 2019 - CBC story about how pharmaceutical industry abandoned gene therapy Glybera sparks NRC effort to re-invent it. ...

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Election 2019: unprecedented hope for universal pharmacare

15 October 2019 - Pharmacare continues to be the most salient unfinished business of Canada’s public health care system since Medicare ...

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Low-income Canadians struggling to pay for medications plead for pharmacare

8 October 2019 - Three of the major federal parties have promised they’ll introduce universal pharmacare if elected.  ...

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What you need to know about pharmacare this election

3 October 2019 - We’ve had reports, election promises, advisory councils and investigations over the years, all examining the question ...

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Dr. Brian O’Rourke to retire as CADTH’s President and CEO

3 October 2019 - Dr. Brian O’Rourke has announced his intention to retire from CADTH, effective 31 March 2020. ...

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9 in 10 Canadians want national pharmacare: Heart & Stroke poll

24 September 2019 - Canadians overwhelmingly support a national pharmacare program, according to a new poll commissioned by Heart & ...

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Trudeau pledges $6 billion to kickstart talks on health care, national pharmacare with provinces

23 September 2019 - A re-elected Liberal government would introduce a national pharmacare program, Justin Trudeau promised Monday — though ...

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Canadian Health Policy Institute reports national pharmacare is unnecessary, bad for privately insured Canadians and costly for taxpayers: evidence counters Hoskins report

24 September 2019 - Constructive public discussion about a national pharmacare program in Canada is hindered by a lack of balance ...

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Canada's Trudeau promises national prescription drug plan if re-elected

23 September 2019 - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday that the Liberal Party would work with the ...

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