COVID-19 and the supply and distribution of generic and biosimilar prescription medicines in Canada

1 April 2020 - The following is a statement from Jim Keon, President of the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) ...

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Canadian lupus patients missing critical drug after claims it treats coronavirus

1 April 2020 - It had been 90 days since Vinita Haroun last refilled her prescription of hydroxychloroquine, so it ...

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Coronavirus a 'wake-up call' for Canada's prescription drug supply

27 March 2020 - Canadian pharmacies are limiting how much medication can be dispensed to try to prevent shortages. ...

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Edaravone for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: barriers to access and lifeboat ethics

23 March 2020 - Despite its unavailability in Canada, patients legally imported the drug under provisions of the Canadian Food and ...

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Low prices won't keep new medicines out of Canada

19 March 2020 - There is no evidence of a link between pricing, research and development, and access to medicine. ...

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COVID-19: an update from Dr. Brian O’Rourke, CADTH President and CEO

18 March 2020 - As our country deals with the COVID-19 situation, CADTH has implemented several initiatives to mitigate the ...

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CF Canada pleads with Ottawa to pave way for access to life-saving drugs

11 March 2020 - The national organisation that represents people who have cystic fibrosis is calling for changes to stop ...

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AbbVie announces new formulary listings for Skyrizi in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

12 March 2020 - Non-Insured Health Benefits program lists Skyrizi on its formulary effective 21 February 2020. ...

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Patients in the 'Fight for Our Lives' call on Parliament to STOP the PMPRB!

10 March 2020 - As the world comes together to fight coronavirus, Canadians with life-threatening rare and common diseases are ...

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Price controls imposed by shortsighted politicians keep new life-saving drugs out

5 March 2020 - Politicians need to step outside the Ottawa bubble and understand how their policies impact the lives of ...

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The U.S. has a problem with prescription drug prices. Canada shouldn’t try to fix it.

2 March 2020 - President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress are scrambling to find ways to make medicines more ...

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Revised procedure for the sponsor review of initial CADTH pCODR reports

4 March 2020 - Initial CADTH pCODR reports will now be issued to the sponsor four business days before the target ...

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Hereditary amyloidosis community hopes positive funding recommendations for new treatments lead to swift access for patients

2 March 2020 - Hereditary Amyloidosis Canada is joined by the Regroupement québécois des maladies orphelines in commending the CADTH) and ...

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Alberta expands coverage for cystic fibrosis drug

1 March 2020 - It's a step forward but there's a long way to go, says advocate. ...

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N.S. father says drug-pricing 'chess game' cost his daughter her life

25 February 2020 - A father's fight to bring 'life-saving' drugs to Canada. ...

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