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Carlo Berardi

Study: Canadians not taking their meds

Study: Canadians not taking their meds

OTTAWA — Many Canadians fail to take their medications as prescribed and, in some instances, are not filling their prescriptions, according to a national survey from the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA). Thirty percent of Canadians reported that they have stopped taking medication before advised to do so, and about one in four said they did

National Rx program sought in Canada

National Rx program sought in Canada

The push is on for a national pharmacare program in Canada. Dubbed Pharmacare 2.0, the effort — launched in late June by the Canadian Pharmacists Association (CPhA) — aims to build a national consensus for a pan-Canadian pharmacare framework. CPhA noted that all developed countries with universal health care, except Canada, provide universal coverage for