Parliament considering affordable medicines law
A bill now before Parliament would reform Canada’s flawed Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) so that Canada can export affordable generic medicines to poor countries. By approving this important piece of humanitarian legislation Parliament can save lives and end needless suffering across the developing world.
No one should do without medical treatment because she or he cannot afford the medicine. But that is precisely what is happening. The high cost of patented drugs breaks the budget of individuals and government health departments. Bill C-398 can end this horrible injustice. Learn more about it at medicinesforall.ca.