Moving from opacity to transparency in pharmaceutical policy

Dhalla, Irfan; Laupacis, Andreas
February 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/12/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 4, p428
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the transparency of pharmaceutical policy in Canada. They argue that transparency in pharmaceutical policy-making may increase confidence in decision-making process and better decisions. They note that researchers, governments, quasi-governmental agencies, payers and medical journals should make more information available to the public. They predict that the country could be a world leader in this policy.


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