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Can Pharmacies Improve Global Health Delivery By Taking Tests Closer to People?

I live in Canada. I have access to Medicare. I have few complaints, but do wish getting tests done was easier. Every few months, I need to check my blood glucose and lipid levels. While I don't need to make any co-payments, it is a fair bit of effort to go to a health facility, wait in line, and get my blood drawn. And getting my lab results can take days, since they are accessible only to physicians.

What if I could go to a pharmacy two blocks from my home, get tested and get my results via email or phone? I would find that very empowering. Last winter, I got my flu shot at my neighborhood pharmacy. So, why can I not get tests done there?

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  Can Pharmacies Improve Global Health Delivery By Taking Tests Closer to People?

Although pharmacies do sell tests such as pregnancy tests, blood sugar strips and glucometers, blood pressure monitors, and HIV self-tests in some countries, they rarely perform on site testing. This is a missed opportunity.

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