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Sharon Batt

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Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 8, 2021
Canada's federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured Dec. 11, 2020, is tasked with taking steps towards a national pharmacare program. Professor Sharon Batt writes that with industry-funded patient groups advocating against it, will it ever become a reality? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 8, 2021
Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 8, 2021
Canada's federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu, pictured Dec. 11, 2020, is tasked with taking steps towards a national pharmacare program. Professor Sharon Batt writes that with industry-funded patient groups advocating against it, will it ever become a reality? The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 3, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Nov. 14, 2019, meeting with New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh in the prime minister's West Block office. Sharon Batt writes that she is cautiously hopefuly the government 'will jettison a longstanding, dubious practice: soliciting input from patient advocacy groups funded by the pharmaceutical industry.'  The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 3, 2020
Opinion | BY SHARON BATT | February 3, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Nov. 14, 2019, meeting with New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh in the prime minister's West Block office. Sharon Batt writes that she is cautiously hopefuly the government 'will jettison a longstanding, dubious practice: soliciting input from patient advocacy groups funded by the pharmaceutical industry.'  The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade