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Summary of CFNU’s Parliamentary Breakfast, Stop the Waste: Patients & Citizens Speak Out for Pharmacare on February 7, 2017

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Wed, 2017-02-22

The economic, public and frontline perspective all point to a clear consensus: it is time Canada implemented a national pharmacare plan.

CFNU’s annual Breakfast on the Hill, attended by Senators, MPs and health care stakeholders, featured a panel of three individuals – Hugh Mackenzie, economist, Peter MacLeod, Chair of the Citizens’ Reference Panel on Pharmacare in Canada, and Edson Castilho, a nurse who works at IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia – speaking about the impact that the lack of a pharmacare plan has every day on Canada, Canada’s health system, and patients.

Summary of CFNU’s Parliamentary Breakfast, Stop the Waste: Patients & Citizens Speak Out for Pharmacare on February 7, 2017