The Canadian Press

2015-06-08 | Pharmacare

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Some provincial and territorial health ministers are meeting in Toronto today to discuss a national pharmacare program to provide universal public coverage for prescription drugs. Most of them say they need the federal government to help create a pharmacare program, but British Columbia Health Minister Terry Lake has a different take. (Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins, who is a physician, says one-in-10 Canadians cannot afford to pay for their prescription drugs, a problem he says could be solved with a national pharmacare program.)

Date: 2015-06-08
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << not sure we have complete consensus on the federal government issue I think it would be nice to have the federal government as a partner I don't think it's critical or absolutely necessary through the pan Canadian pharmaceutical Alliance that we can act as provincial territorial Partners some really good results >>