Friday, June 10, 2005

Total drug costs higher in Canada than most industrial countries: report

From the Canadian Press:
Canada spends more of its health budget on drugs than almost every other industrialized country, says a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.

And Canada was below average in the number of doctors, MRIs and CT scanners available.

Only the United States and France spent more per person on pharmaceuticals in 2003, the report said. ...more

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