Webinar – Examining Models for a National Pharmacare Program

This webinar provided insight into the current debate around the need for a new national program to ensure all Canadians have access to public funding for their medications.  The presentation was followed by an interactive question and answer session.
The presentation covered the following topics:

  • What has prompted the recent re-emergence of public calls for national pharmacare?
  • What are Canadian health ministers doing to address this issue?
  • What are some potential models for national pharmacare that are under discussion?
Presenter Profiles
Bill Dempster, co-founder of 3Sixty Public Affairs Inc., is a seasoned health and pharmaceutical policy expert who works with a range of clients to navigate complex political, policy, regulatory and reimbursement challenges.
Gerry Jeffcott is a senior associate at 3Sixty Public Affairs who has almost 25 years of health and pharmaceutical policy experience.  He is a recognized expert in the Canadian reimbursement review and approval process for new medications and a sought after commentator on relevant policy questions.


Access the recorded version on YouTube here.

Access the webinar slideshow here.