Articles tagged with: pharmacare

Ontario proposes creation of OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare Program.

published: July, 14, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, Youth, General Health, Current Affairs, Mental Health, Sexual Health, Health, Media, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act

Ontario proposes creation of OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare Program.

Ontario's Regulatory Registry Regulation - LGIC Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act Regulation Number(s): O. Reg. 201/96 Bill or Act: Ontario Drug Benefit Act  Summary of Proposal: As part of the 2017 Budget and the government's ongoing commitment to provide better and faster access to high-quality health services, Ontario is proposing to create OHIP+: Children and Youth Pharmacare Program. Under the program, the province would, as

Horwath hosts Pharmacare roundtable focused on tackling barriers to HIV prevention, treatment

published: June, 22, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, As Prevention , Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Current Affairs, Health, Treatment, Media, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Horwath: “Whether it’s PrEP or HIV treatment, we believe that no one should have to empty their wallet to get the medicine they need,”

Horwath hosts Pharmacare roundtable focused on tackling barriers to HIV prevention, treatment

QUEEN’S PARK – Today (June 20, 2017) , Ontario NDP leader Andrea Horwath hosted a roundtable discussion with people living with HIV and leaders in the fight to improve access to HIV treatment and prevention in Ontario. A key topic during the discussion was the cost of life-saving drugs to treat and prevent HIV, and the NDP Pharmacare plan.  “Whether it’s PrEP or HIV treatment, we believe that no one should have to empty their wallet to get the medicine they need,” said Horwath.

A call to action

published: December, 03, 2015 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Activism, Current Affairs, Health, Opinion Pieces, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

AIDS Action Now! calls on the new Liberal government to re-establish a National HIV Strategy in Canada and to build a National Pharmacare program

A call to action

December 1, 2015  Dear Honourable Dr. Jane Philpott, Health Minister of Canada: AIDS ACTION NOW! is a Toronto-based activist organization established in 1988 to fight for an end to the AIDS epidemic. We were instrumental in convincing the Federal government to establish the first National AIDS Strategy in 1990. We were also central to the campaign that led to the development of the Trillium Drug Program in Ontario in 1995. We call on you to take swift action to re-establish a formal and ef

National drug plan needed for Canada

published: July, 22, 2015 Categories // General Health, Health, Treatment, Opinion Pieces

We have universal healthcare that, unusual in industrialized countries, that doesn’t cover drugs. Toronto's Josh says “a national drug program would mean equal access to the life-saving drugs we need, at no cost to us.”

National drug plan needed for Canada

I’m going to take a bit of a left-turn with this post. I’ve written a lot from the personal level – about what an HIV-diagnosis means for the person experiencing it. I’ve written about the complex mental health issues, the changes with my body, my emotional needs, and I think the personal journey is important. But as I come to a sense of peace with my diagnosis, I want to turn to the issues and concerns that face all HIV-positive people, and in some small way draw attention to how our