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Protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of providing essential medicines at no charge: the Carefully seLected and Easily Accessible at No Charge Medicines (CLEAN Meds) trial

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  • Nav Persaud Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Taehoon Lee Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Haroon Ahmad Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Winny Li Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Sergio Taglione Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Yathavan Rajakulasingam Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Norman Umali Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrew Boozary Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Richard H Glazier Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Tara Gomes Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephen W Hwang Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Jüni Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Applied Health Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael Law Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Muhammad M Mamdani Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Centre for Healthcare Analytics Research and Training, St Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Braden Manns Department of Community Health Science, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Interdisciplinary Chronic Disease Collaboration, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Libin Cardiovascular Institute, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Danielle Martin Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Women's College Hospital Institute for Health Systems Solutions and Virtual Care, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Steve Morgan Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul Oh Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andrew David Pinto Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Baiju R Shah Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Frank M Sullivan Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Department of Research and Innovation, North York General Hospital, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kevin E Thorpe Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Karen Tu Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Central Primary Care and Population Health Research Program, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada Toronto Western Hospital Family Health Team, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andreas Laupacis Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Canada Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael's Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr. Nav Persaud; nav.persaud{at}utoronto.ca
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Persaud N, Lee T, Ahmad H, et al
Protocol for a randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of providing essential medicines at no charge: the Carefully seLected and Easily Accessible at No Charge Medicines (CLEAN Meds) trial

Publication history

  • Received December 23, 2016
  • Revised April 7, 2017
  • Accepted April 20, 2017
  • First published June 12, 2017.
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June 12, 2017

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