Access to medicines is a human right. Every high-income country with a universal healthcare provides coverage for the cost of prescription medicines... except Canada.
On Setpember 27, we hosted The Case for Universal Pharmacare, a webinar hosted by Dr. Steve Morgan. Dr. Morgan made ethical and economic, evidence-informed case for Univesal Pharmacare in Canada.
About Dr. Morgan:
Steve Morgan is a professor of health policy in the School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on policies to provide universal access to appropriately prescribed, affordably priced, and equitably financed prescription drugs. Dr. Morgan has published over 150 peer-reviewed research papers, received more than $4 million in peer-reviewed research grants, and provided policy advice to governments across Canada and around the world. He has won many awards for his work. Most recently, Dr. Morgan was named the 2019 Emmet Hall Laureate for career-long contributions to health system equity, fairness, justice and efficiency. You can read more about him at https://www.spph.ubc.ca/person/steve-morgan/.