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Products|Prescription and over-the-counter drugs

 
Understanding the role of drugs in health systems is important because prescription and over-the-counter drugs are often the most commonly used therapeutic intervention; they can have major benefits but can also cause harm and they are often very costly. This leaves policymakers with tough decisions to make about how prescription and over-the-counter drugs are governed, financed and delivered. Read our products below for evidence and insights about how the health system building blocks are used to provide care using prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Developing a National Pain Strategy for Canada

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Supporting Chronic Pain Management across Provincial and Territorial Health Systems in Canada

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