The Terry Project on CiTR #38: The Missing Drugs

Cred: Canadian Press

Cred: Canadian Press

When a drug company makes a drug, they get 20 years to be the exclusive provider of that drug. After 20 years, the drug goes generic. Meaning it’s cheaper for people. But in Canada, 100s of generics are in short supply. Some are missing completely. Why?

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  • Read Marc’s article in the journal “Healthcare Policy.
  • Bookmark Jackalyn’s website to track the generic drug shortage.



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Gordon Katic (@gordonkatic) has been student coordinator for the Terry Project for over two years, and in that time started BARtalk, and the Terry Project on CiTR 101.9FM. A former Ubyssey columnist, and now a student at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, Gordon is trying to use journalism to tell important stories about global issues.