Stalled strategy

March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/31/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 7, p709
Academic Journal
The article reports on the statement of the Health Council of Canada that the National Pharmaceuticals Strategy's promise to reduce the financial burden on Canadians place by prescription medications was forsaken with Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper election in 2006. The Council noted that the strategy was undermined when the Conservatives were elected. The Council added that progress was being made, but slowed when the governments changed.


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