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1 in 10 Canadians are unable to afford prescribed medications
Canada is the only country in the world with a universal public health care system that doesn’t include access to prescription medication. We need a national drug plan that is public, universal and safe, providing everyone with the medications they need.
Why does private health care lengthen public wait times?
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Stories are a powerful tool to ensure that we do not take our public health care system for granted. That's why we want to hear about your experience with the public health care system.
For forty years, the Canadian Health Coalition has been working to protect and improve public health care in Canada.
We are a coalition of health care workers, seniors, unions, community organizations, faith-based organizations and academics, as well as affiliated coalitions in the provinces and one territory.