Need to lobby for access to asthma medications

Silversides, Ann
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/24/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 9, p1263
Academic Journal
The article discusses the need to lobby governments in ensuring access to asthma and allergy medications. According to a research, high co-payments or lack of drug coverage causes children with asthma to have poorer health outcomes and quality of life as they faces financial hardships for medications. Meanwhile, another research from New Ontario revealed that 21 percent of children and 24.6 percent of adults ending up at emergency wards because of asthma, did not have any drug plans.


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