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B.C. government approves coverage of expensive drug Soliris on case-by-case basis

B.C.’s health minister says the province will cover the costs of an expensive drug used to treat a rare autoimmune disease on a case-by-case basis. 220 more words


Mississauga woman whose life was saved by expensive drug pushes B.C. to cover its costs like Ontario does

Inside her home in Mississauga, Nadia Saiphoo has been watching the story of Shantee Anaquod unfold over 4,000 kilometres away in Vancouver with a mixture of sadness and guilt. 791 more words


Democracy North: Celebration of the Life of Charles Boylan, Veteran Broadcaster in Service to the People

W2MEDIA.ORG  |  Democracy North independent Canadian news hour broadcast on Vancouver Co-op Radio 100.5 fm LIVESTREAM


Airing live at Tuesday, October 17, 2017… 290 more words


Vernon woman forced to stop taking life changing medication because of cost

Imagine struggling with an illness for years, finding a medication that really improves your quality of life, only to be forced off the drug because it’s too expensive. 681 more words


B.C. assesses Truvada, an HIV prevention drug that looks 'very promising'

Health experts in B.C. are examining an HIV prevention drug that a Vancouver gay men’s health group wants to see covered provincially.

The drug, called… 458 more words


Caregiver distress on the rise: seniors' advocate

VICTORIA – A growing number of caregivers in British Columbia are feeling distressed, a problem the seniors’ advocate says could be costly for the health care system. 511 more words