Conference on national approaches to pharmacare: proceedings; January 18-20, 1998

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Organizing Committee for the Conference on National Approaches to Pharmacare
Publisher: 
Health Canada Publications
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Looks at how health care dollars are spent on pharmaceuticals and considers ways of ensuring that Canadians have access to the drugs they need. Covers discussions on the strengths and weaknesses of current national and international practices relating to pharmaceutical coverage and the management of benefit plans. Also addresses several key themes involved in the implementation of pharmacare such as public and private sector roles, cost and cost-control issues, drug prescribing practices and drug use, marketing issues and the impact of advertising.

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PHAR.O74 1998