This might come as a shock to some of you, but Canada does not have the best medical plan/pharmacare in the world! Really?? Our current system has some good points and some not so good points."“Inefficient management” is an elastic phrase. Who’s management? The provincial health ministry? Regional health authorities? Hospital and community care administrators?… Continue reading Socialized Medicine in Canada: Yeah or Nay?
This is worth reading on pharmacare here in Canada....those that are lower income often get prescription medications, approved by the government, for free or a very small fee. For those that are in the 'middle class' economic bracket or higher---we pay a lot more for our medications! http://healthydebate.ca/opinions/canadian_pharmacare_failure
This is worth reading concerning: prescription overdose prevention with medications..... http://healthydebate.ca/opinions/the-missing-link-in-overdose-prevention
Transparency Needed for Drug Studies and Medical Devices.....This is worth a read. http://www.minnpost.com/second-opinion/2012/12/favorable-bias-industry-funded-drug-and-device-studies-found-review
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/conservatives-defeat-bill-to-get-lifesaving-generic-drugs-to-developing-world/article5759286/ Not happy to hear this as I think it is an obligation of countries who are wealthier to help those countries that are poorer......