42nd Parliament, 1st Session (December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019)

Barriers to Access to Treatment and Drugs for Canadians Affected by Rare Diseases and Disorders

Report and Government Response

Report 22: Canadians affected by rare diseases and disorders: Improving access to treatment
  • Adopted by the Committee: February 7, 2019
  • Presented to the House: February 28, 2019
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, the Standing Committee on Health adopted the following motion:

“That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee undertake a study on the barriers to access to treatment and drugs for Canadians affected by rare diseases and disorders, including the Special Access Program, in order to develop recommendations on actions that the federal government can take, in partnership with the provinces and territories, to remove these barriers; that the Committee report its findings and recommendations to the House no later than December 31, 2018; and that, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the government table a comprehensive response to the report.”


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