Joel Lexchin, professor in York’s School of Health Policy & Management in the Faculty of Health, spoke to CBC Radio's "The Current" April 12 about the Ontario government's latest plan to reduce the cost of generic drugs.
Lexchin, has worked as an emergency physician at the University Health Network since 1988. His research interests include: physician prescribing behaviour, pharmaceutical promotion and the drug approval process. He has been a consultant on pharmaceutical issues to the Ontario government, the federal Auditor General, the government of New Zealand, the Australian National Prescribing Service, and the World Health Organization.
Lexchin's interview ran in The Current's second segment, "Drug Store Wars." It starts at the 12-minute mark and runs for approximately 12 minutes.
Posted by Elizabeth Monier-Williams, with files courtesy of YFile– York University’s daily e-bulletin.