Hart House Theatre, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto
Who profits from prescription drug advertising? What are the implications of direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of prescription drugs on health care in Canada, especially for women?
Join us as we examine the CanWest MediaWorks Charter Challenge to the prohibition of DTCA: are we ready for American-style health care (and costs)?
Speaker: Dr. John Abramson, Harvard Medical School Clinical Instructor and author of "Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine"
Introductory Remarks: Dr. Nancy Olivieri
For more information, visit http://www.whp-apsf.ca/en/index.html.