National's Shane Reti: Put $200m into Pharmac's drug buying budget

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 2:55PM
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National's Shane Reti: Put $200m into Pharmac's drug buying budget

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 30 Apr 2021, 2:55PM

Some tough calls for our national medicines agency.

Pharmac has released figures around what it would spend on drugs if more funding was available.

It includes 400 million dollars a year on up to 73 drugs.

National Party Deputy Leader and Health Spokesperson Shane Reti joined Simon Barnett & Phil Gifford to discuss the issue and had a challenge for the Government.

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