BREAKING NEWS: Health Committee backs NDP call for universal, single-payer pharmacare

An important report that was just released by the Standing Committee on Health: Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians.

After unanimously adopting an NDP motion to launch the study, the Committee heard from over 100 leading experts and witnesses, received over 30 submissions, consulted widely, and examined international models. The Committee’s conclusion was resoundingly clear: Canada needs pharmacare now!

You can read the NDP’s supplementary report and recommendations here: 

Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians – SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT OF THE NDP

Un régime d’assurance-médicaments universel pour tous les Canadiens: Une nécessité – RAPPORT COMPLÉMENTAIRE DU NPD

The full Committee report is available here: 

Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for All Canadians

Un régime d’assurance médicament universel pour tous les canadiens : Une nécessité

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