Canadians are paying the price for failed drug-pricing policy

Dr. Jason Field’s separates facts from fiction in a constructive www.healthydebate.ca article (https://healthydebate.ca/opinions/failed-drug-pricing-policy/). When other countries were working collaboratively with the life sciences sector as soon as #COVID hit, Health Canada was imposing drastic and uncertain price controls. Myths are separated from facts on key issues, including

  • How much Canadians actually spend on pharmaceuticals
  • The link between private sector R&D decisions and price regulations
  • The unfortunate consequence of the #PMPRB changes already: fewer and delayed new medicines that Canadians need.

Join the debate at https://healthydebate.ca/opinions/failed-drug-pricing-policy/ and if you want to share our views on the #PMPRB changes, visit LSO’s Take Action Now webpage where you can engage on Twitter and through an email to your Member of Parliament:  www.bit.ly/LSOpmprb