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Pharmacare for all – A big idea

Pharmacare for All

Establishing a national Pharmacare system would result in a significant change to the current landscape of accessing medicines for Canadians.

Jennifer shulman

Lead Partner Economic Services & National Sector Lead, Life Sciences

KPMG in Canada


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Pharmacare for All

​Implementing Pharmacare for all and ensuring all Canadians have universal access to essential medicines, would be a key pillar in fulfilling our journey to Universal Health Coverage.

In this article we outline what we foresee as the 4 main areas that will need to be examined, each being its own array of issues, obstacles and considerations, if a national Pharmacare program is to be successful.

  1. What would a national Pharmacare system look like?
  2. Building the essential medicine list.
  3. The intergovernmental dimensions of Pharmacare.
  4. Working with the private sector.

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