AbbVie’s Skyrizi for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis now publicly reimbursed across Canada

24 February 2021 - Prince Edward Island lists Skyrizi on its Pharmacare Formulary effective 22 February 2021. ...

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Multiple sclerosis treatments

25 February 2021 - From 1 March 2021, more people will be able to access multiple sclerosis treatments for longer. ...

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Ontario makes commitment to funding CF drugs after approval process completed

19 February 2021 - Ontario’s Health Minister Christine Elliott says life-saving cystic fibrosis medications that are inching their way through ...

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Fresenius Kabi Canada launches Idacio (adalimumab injection) a biosimilar to Humira (adalimumab) for the treatment of multiple chronic inflammatory conditions

18 February 2021 - Biosimilars offer patients access to affordable, meaningful medicines ...

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HLS Therapeutics provides update on private and public payer reimbursement for Vascepa

16 February 2021 - Active negotiations have also begun with the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance for reimbursement of Vascepa by publicly funded ...

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The price of a life: stark choice facing Kiwis needing unfunded medicines

16 February 2021 - Sick New Zealanders who need unfunded medicines are faced with a stark choice: turn to crowdfunding ...

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PHARMAC widens access to funded treatments for multiple sclerosis

12 February 2021 - PHARMAC announced today that it will be widening access to all funded multiple sclerosis treatments from 1 ...

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FDA’s generic drug program in 2020 helped ensure availability of high quality, affordable drugs amid COVID-19

11 February 2021 - Generic drugs play a vital role in facilitating access to lifesaving medicines for Americans and remain a ...

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Cystic fibrosis advocate asks P.E.I. to fast-track coverage of new 'mind-blowing' drug

10 February 2021 - ‘It’s the closest thing we’ve ever had to a cure’. ...

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New drugs entering Canada at steady rate over past 5 years - Canada still among top 10 OECD countries in terms of access to new drugs

10 February 2021 - The latest edition of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Meds Entry Watch reports that 40 new-to-Canada ...

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Teen thriving on PHARMAC funded medicine

9 February 2021 - 14 year old Bruno Cettina is living his best life thanks to a medicine funded by PHARMAC.  ...

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Timaru mother with terminal bowel cancer calling on Government to fund cetuximab

5 February 2020 - A terminally ill woman shelling out more than $12,000 a year for extra time with her ...

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Cystic fibrosis survivor calls for life-saving drug Trikafta to be funded as PHARMAC dangles hope

3 February 2021 - Drug buying agency PHARMAC has revealed it is willing to go directly to the Government for ...

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Patients gain early access to Pfizer's atopic dermatitis drug

3 February 2021 - People living in the UK with severe atopic dermatitis are to be given early access to ...

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Cystic fibrosis sufferer Bella Powell hits out at drug company for stalling PHARMAC funding

2 February 2021 - A cystic fibrosis patient is calling out American drug company Vertex, for not achieving PHARMAC funding. ...

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