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CF Patients Still Waiting for Life-saving Drugs

Simcoe-Grey MPP Jim Wilson recently wrote the Prime Minister, Canadian Premiers and Health Ministers asking them to expedite negotiations for a price on life-saving drugs for people living with Cystic Fibrosis.

While gene-modulating treatments are available, and are paid for in at least 20 other countries, Canada has yet to sign a deal with Vertex, the pharmaceutical firm which manufactures them.

Reporter Sam Odrowski has published an update on the issue in the New Tecumseth Times. Read it here: MPP calls on Feds to speed up Cystic Fibrosis drug

You can also read my letter to Federal and Provincial leaders here: 

CF letter October 28 2020 1

 

CF letter October 28 2020 2


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