Through education, consensus building  and advocacy, the Best Medicines Coalition addresses issues related to pharmaceutical regulatory review, assessment, reimbursement and supply Coalition positions are communicated to policy decision makers and stakeholders in a range of ways including through submissions to formal consultations, representation on advisory bodies, development and distribution of position documents, correspondence, meetings and presentations.

Pharmacare & Pharmaceutical Reform

We support reforms which will allow  all Canadians to access the medicines they need when needed, equitably and consistently, as outlined in our core positions and principles, and in formal submissions.
BMC Submission to Pharmacare Advisory Council:
National Pharmacare Implementation: Patient Perspectives and Considerations

Positions and Considerations Regarding National Pharmacare Funding Options

BMC Survey:
Patient Perspectives on National Pharmacare: Current Challenges, Goals and Implementation Issues

BMC Positions:
Principles & Considerations Regarding Pharmacare
Submission: Standing Committee on Health

Joint Discussion Paper:
Better Pharmacare For Patients: Evaluating Policy Options (Français)

Safety & Supply

We a support a national regulatory framework which protects Canadian patients, including addressing supply issues like drug shortages which put patients at risk.
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