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A Prescription for Canada

2019

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A PRESCRIPTION FOR CANADA: ACHIEVING PHARMACARE FOR ALL Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare June 2019 A PRESCRIPTION FOR CANADA: ACHIEVING PHARMACARE FOR ALL Final Report of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare June 2019 Health Canada is the federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improv [...] Health Canada is committed to improving the lives of all of Canada’s people and to making this country’s population among the healthiest in the world as measured by longevity, lifestyle and effective use of the public health care system. [...] What we did In the February 2018 spring budget, the federal government announced the creation of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare, and by June 2018, the seven-member council was launched. [...] The council recommends the federal, provincial and territorial governments and the public be represented in the governance of the Canadian drug agency. [...] The council recommends federal, provincial and territorial governments work together to determine which existing resources and expertise should be brought into the Canadian drug agency from Health Canada, the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and other

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