The Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions provided all premiers with a new report tallying up wasted health-care dollars over the last 10 years, while Canadians wait for promised national pharmacare.
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We have a historic opportunity to get health care back on track when the health ministers meet this week. The Liberal government was elected on a progressive platform; it is time to deliver.
Canada is the only country with public health care and no national drug plan. This means that 24 per cent of Canadians have no coverage for medications prescribed by their doctor.
New poll shows a large number of Canadians do not take all their medications as prescribed due to financial difficulties and also finds overwhelming support for a national pharmacare program.
Do the Harper government's drug policies link a national pharmacare plan with harm reduction and safe-injection sites?
It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.
A universal prescription drug plan could reduce total spending on medications in Canada by billions and cover everyone at an affordable price for taxpayers, health policy researchers say.
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In a new report released Wednesday, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions called for the development of a national pharmacare program.