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Health Canada Recalls

Health Canada proposes new measures to address antimicrobial resistance

April 17, 2015

Health Canada intends to propose new measures and strengthen regulations to encourage prudent use of antimicrobial drugs used in food-producing animals, particularly drugs that are considered medically important. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including [...]

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Minister Glover Announces Funding for Addictions Prevention and Treatment Services in First Nations Communities in Manitoba

April 14, 2015

The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding that will enhance access to addictions supports for prescription drug abuse (PDA) for First Nations living on-reserve in Manitoba. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The [...]

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Funding for Addictions Prevention and Treatment Services in First Nations Communities across Canada

April 14, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today announced funding that will enhance access to addictions supports for prescription drug abuse (PDA) for First Nations living on-reserve across the country. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete [...]

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Minister Ambrose Launches New Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, Underlines Commitment to Transparency

April 13, 2015

Health Minister Rona Ambrose today launched the Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, a new online resource designed to provide ready access to information on inspections of companies that manufacture and sell drug products for the Canadian market. Canadians can search the site for information on inspection findings, including which companies have a good history [...]

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Minister Ambrose will make an announcement to support First Nation communities

April 13, 2015

The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health will announce an important health investment for First Nations Mental Health and Addictions. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are [...]

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Minister Glover will make an announcement to support First Nation communities

April 13, 2015

On behalf of Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose, the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will announce an important health investment for First Nations Mental Health and Addictions. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release [...]

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Minister Ambrose welcomes new Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada

April 8, 2015

It is with pleasure that I announce the Honourable Michael H. Wilson as the new Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada’s Board of Directors. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about [...]

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Government of Canada and Government of Yukon promote active living and reduce chronic disease

April 7, 2015

Yukon Northern Wellness Project promotes healthier lifestyles in Canada’s North This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete information, including instructions about what to do if you are affected by this recall. View Full Details Of Original Health [...]

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Government seeks input on putting Vanessa’s Law into action

April 2, 2015

The Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act (Vanessa’s Law) received Royal Assent in November 2014, delivering important new drug safety measures for Canadians and also ushering in a new era of transparency around patient safety information. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the [...]

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Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation concludes consultations with idea exchange with International Experts

April 1, 2015

Today, the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation, chaired by Dr. David Naylor, joined experts from health systems around the world in a dialogue about the best practices in healthcare internationally. This is a summary of a recall issued by Health Canada. The link below will take you to the original recall press release containing complete [...]

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