Cystic Fibrosis Canada says 'life-changing' drug coming to Canada, but approval months away

11 November 2020 - The drug's manufacturer says it's moving forward with its cystic fibrosis medicines in Canada. ...

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Manufacturer moves to bring 'life-changing' cystic fibrosis drugs to Canada

10 November 2020 - A pharmaceutical company says it's taking steps to bring cystic fibrosis drugs to Canada in a ...

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Cystic fibrosis drug could reduce severe disease, deaths if made available to Canadians

25 August 2020 - Talia D’Alessio has been living with cystic fibrosis since she was nine months old. ...

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Alberta may circumvent Health Canada to gain access to COVID-19 tests and drugs, premier says

13 April 2020 - Dr. Theresa Tam says Health Canada has 'significant concerns' about the quality of some tests. ...

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Does an orphan drug policy make a difference in access? A comparison of Canada and Australia.

2 January 2020 - Canada has been discussing whether to implement an orphan drug policy for more than 25 years. Recently, ...

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Novartis completes certification of initial sites in Ontario for first approved Canadian CAR-T therapy, Kymriah (tisagenlecleucel)

12 December 2019 - Ontario government to reimburse Kymriah therapy for certain patients with life-threatening cancers who are in critical need. ...

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National regulator denied offer to give Canadian physicians training on abortion pill

16 July 2019 - The group representing Canada’s family doctors turned down an offer from a national abortion group to ...

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Helping Canadians get faster access to the prescription drugs they need to live healthier lives

13 May 2019 - Government of Canada consults on new approach to fast-track the review of treatments for serious, rare ...

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Increasing access to new treatments for special patient populations

16 April 2019 - Health Canada is helping Canadians get timely access to new drugs. ...

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Emergency EpiPen alternative priced for Canadian market at $170 each

1 September 2018 - Health Minister has ordered Auvi-Q auto-injectors from the U.S. amid EpiPen shortage. ...

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Trumenba (meningococcal Group B vaccine) now available in Canada

6 March 2018 - Trumenba is the only vaccine indicated for adolescents and young adults aged 18 to 25 to prevent ...

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Why world-beating tropical drugs are so hard to get in Canada

3 January 2017 - Tracey Ceccarelli’s father, Alberto, spent around five months in and out of hospitals before it was discovered ...

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Debut of abortion pill Mifegymiso in Canada delayed to January

28 November 2016 - The much-anticipated arrival of the abortion pill Mifegymiso in Canada has been delayed until the new ...

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