Before Covid 19, we saw how international disputes can wreak havoc. China, for instance, abruptly cancelled billions of dollars of canola imports from Canada sending our farmers into a tailspin. Then, throughout the global pandemic, we saw how supply lines for so many products we rely on can easily be disrupted and cause reverberations throughout our economy.
Canada’s Generic Pharmaceutical Industry Supports Improved Access to Prescription Drug Coverage for Canadians
“The Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association (CGPA) and its member companies support efforts to improve prescription drug coverage for Canadians. Making prescription drugs more affordable and accessible is the key value proposition of Canada’s generic pharmaceutical industry.
The study, by consulting firm EY Canada commissioned by CGPA, reports that global supply chains have become increasingly complex, introducing risks, disruptions and shortages of prescription medicines.