Protect our Access OpEd: COVID vaccine delays illustrate what people dependent on other medicines experience

Canada’s drug review and reimbursement systems are already onerous. It can take from two to five years for some drugs to get to patients. The speed with which we have introduced COVID vaccines shows our government can do much better.

Protect our Access is advocating for millions of patients across Canada whose lives depend on medical breakthroughs. READ AND SHARE their recent editorial in Ottawa Citizen to learn more. #protectouraccess

A medical worker fills a syringe with a dose of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine. Why not apply the lessons of efficient vaccine approval to other desperately needed drugs? PHOTO BY ZORANA JEVTIC /REUTERS