Citizens’ Reference Panel on Pharmacare in Canada
- Scope of Influence
- Final Report
- Start Date
- End Date
- Time Limited or Repeated?
- A single, defined period of time
- Spectrum of Public Participation
- Total Number of Participants
- Open to All or Limited to Some?
- Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
- Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
- General Types of Methods
- Deliberative and dialogic process
- General Types of Tools/Techniques
- Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
- Facilitate decision-making
- Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
- Citizens' Reference Panel
- Civic Lottery
- Multi-criteria Decision Analysis
- Facilitator Training
- Professional Facilitators
- Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
- Types of Interaction Among Participants
- Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
- Ask & Answer Questions
- Information & Learning Resources
- Expert Presentations
- Decision Methods
- General Agreement/Consensus
- Communication of Insights & Outcomes
- Public Report
- Primary Organizer/Manager
- MASS LBP
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research
- Type of Funder
- Academic Institution
A four day deliberative event on drug funding in Canada.
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Problems and Purpose
A Citizens' Reference Panel was convened by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to review provincial and federal policies on drug coverage and to consider alternative funding models to improve access to pharmaceuticals. The panel was tasked with issuing a public report with its recommendations to be shared with the federal health minister and her provincial and territorial counterparts.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
10,000 invitations were sent, out of which 35 participants were selected using a Civic Lottery (stratified random sampling).
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 Claudia Chwalisz, The People's Verdict: Adding Informed Citizen Voices to Public Decision-Making (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), 82. Available at https://www.sipotra.it/old/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/THE-PEOPLE’-S-VERDICT.pdf
 Chwalisz, The People's Verdict, 82.
Official site: https://www.crppc-gccamp.ca/