Canadians can’t wait.


Canadians wait more than two years to access new medicines through public drug plans. That’s a year longer than wait times in most other peer countries.

When it comes to accessing new medicines:

which means

It takes two years for a Health Canada-approved drug to go through health technology assessments and drug pricing negotiations. But the delays don’t stop there. Provinces take anywhere from 44 days to 662 days to list the drug on their plans.

We’re building a community of engaged Canadians who agree
we can’t – and shouldn’t – wait longer than patients in other countries to access new treatments.

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