Over 150 national and provincial organizations from all regions across Canada released a joint statement calling on the new federal government to immediately implement universal, public pharmacare.
Public health care: We've got this!
In order to make public health care secure and to make the promise of the Canadian health care system genuine we need the federal government to assert a real leadership role to fund it fairly, keep it public, and expand it.
1 in 10 Canadians are unable to afford prescribed medications
Canada is the only country in the world with a universal public health care system that doesn’t include access to prescription medication. We need a national drug plan that is public, universal and safe, providing everyone with the medications they need.
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For forty years, the Canadian Health Coalition has been working to protect and improve public health care in Canada.
We are a coalition of health care workers, seniors, unions, community organizations, faith-based organizations and academics, as well as affiliated coalitions in the provinces and one territory.