Canadian Doctors for Medicare is proud to advocate for universal public pharmacare, which the evidence has shown to be the most efficient and equitable means of ensuring that patients and families can access the medications they need. We are proud to stand with the majority who recognize that the time has come for fair and affordable drug coverage for all people in Canada.
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Federal budget misses the opportunity to take a bold step towards universal prescription drug coverage
April 19, 2021
Canadians Need Pharmacare Now
February 24, 2020
Canadians deserve real action on national pharmacare
December 5, 2019
CDM congratulates Health Minister Patty Hajdu
November 20, 2019
CDM congratulates the Liberal Party on its election victory
October 22, 2019
CDM and Pharmacare in the News
National pharmacare a key element missing from Freeland budget
Toronto Star (April 20, 2021)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Melanie Bechard and Executive Vice Chair Dr. Hasan Sheikh
When will the Liberal government keep its promises on national pharmacare?
Toronto Star (March 6, 2021)
Written by CDM Board members Dr. Bernard Ho, Dr. Osman Raza and Andriy Katyukha
- Vaccines, prices and a pandemic
Healthy Debate (February 2, 2021)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza
- Is pharmacare worthy of the throne?
CBC Radio's The House (September 18, 2020)
CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza was interviewed about national pharmacare in advance of the throne speech
- A rescue package includes expanding medicareToronto Star (March 25, 2020)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza and Dr.Hasan Sheikh
National pharmacare—the time is now
Maclean's (November 27, 2019)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza and the Hon. Dr. Jane Philpott
On World Diabetes Day, let’s commit to fair and affordable drug coverage
North99 (November 14, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Thara Kumar
What a Liberal minority government will mean for the health of Canadians
The Conversation (October 22, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Joel Lexchin
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