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Canadians are paying too much for generic drugs

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I am the co-author of a publication in Open Medicine today that’s getting quite a bit of media coverage. Our study “Pan-Canadian overpricing of medicines: a 6-country study of cost control for generic medicines” was published this morning online, and has since been covered by The Toronto Star and in various publications by the Canadian […]

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Some Thoughts on Using Randomized Controlled Trials in International Development

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I recently came across a post on the Council for Foreign Relations’ Development Channel that asked: Are Randomized Controlled Trials a Good Way to Evaluate Development Projects? This is an incredibly important question because, as the authors note, “International donors have spent well over $2 trillion in development assistance over the past five decades, but […]

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The Blackawton Bees article, and why it is important

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As many of you are likely now aware, a fairly prestigious journal – Biology Letters – published a study yesterday that was written by a class of 8-10 year olds in the UK as part of a science class, mentored by a scientist with the Institute of Ophthalmology at University College London (UCL). The study […]

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