Tough choices: private sale of drugs in public hospitals

Flood, Colleen M.; Hardcastle, Lorian
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p374
Academic Journal
The article discusses the efforts of different Canadian provinces in policy-making and legislation in meeting the challenge under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in Canada. It cites the statute in Ontario that does not support the public funding of some drugs in its effort to sustain publicly funded health care. It notes on some contention regarding the sale of private drugs in public hospitals due to unequal treatments in healthcare systems for every province.


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