Distribution of public drug plan spending for drug shortages in Canada 2017-2020

Distribution of drug shortages in Canada between 2017/2018 and 2019/2020, by public drug plan spending

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Release date

September 2022



Survey time period

2017/2018 to 2019/2020

Supplementary notes

This figure shows the 3,431 DINs with at least one shortage and at least one claim in the NPDUIS database one month prior to the shortage. When multiple shortages were reported for the same DIN, only the first was counted.

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