Janssen announces Health Canada approval of Darzalex combination regimen for newly diagnosed, transplant eligible patients with multiple myeloma

22 December 2020 - Data show Darzalex in combination with bortezomib, thalidomide and dexamethasone before and after autologous stem cell transplant ...

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Health Canada approves expanded indication for Soliqua

18 December 2020 - New indication for Soliqua offers an alternative approach for Canadians living with type 2 diabetes requiring treatment ...

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The EU price list for COVID-19 vaccines was leaked. Will Canada release its prices?

18 December 2020 - The office of Canada’s minister in charge of procuring its stockpile of the coronavirus vaccine said ...

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Sandoz Canada receives authorisation from Health Canada to launch new biosimilar Hyrimoz (adalimumab)

17 December 2020 - Hyrimoz approved for use in all same indications as reference medicine* including rheumatology, gastro-enterology and dermatology. ...

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Health Canada approves Zolgensma, the one-time gene therapy for paediatric patients with spinal muscular atrophy

16 December 2020 - Zolgensma is designed to address the genetic root cause of SMA by replacing the missing or defective ...

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Health Canada approves Venclexta (venetoclax) in combination with azacitidine or low dose cytarabine for untreated acute myeloid leukaemia

15 December 2020 - Health Canada's approval of Venclexta for newly diagnosed AML patients who are ineligible for intensive chemotherapy is ...

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Ontario to begin vaccinations next week in Toronto, Ottawa

10 December 2020 - The first vaccines will go to health care workers at long-term care homes and other high-risk ...

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Valeo Pharma announces Health Canada approval for Redesca and Redesca Hp

9 December 2020 - Valeo Pharma announced today that Health Canada has issued a Notice of Compliance for Redesca and ...

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Canada health regulator approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine

10 December 2020 - Canada’s health regulator has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. ...

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First coronavirus vaccine shots could be doled out in Canada next week

7 December 2020 - A select few Canadians could receive the country’s first coronavirus vaccine shots as early as next ...

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How COVID-19 vaccines are being approved in Canada

5 December 2020 - Measures have been taken to expedite the approval process. ...

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Janssen seeks Health Canada approval for its COVID-19 vaccine

1 December 2020 - Regulator currently evaluating data from 4 vaccine makers. ...

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Health Canada licenses Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) for adult patients with sialorrhea

1 December 2020 - Merz Therapeutics today announced Health Canada’s notice of compliance for Xeomin (incobotulinumtoxinA) for the treatment of chronic ...

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Lynparza (olaparib) receives Health Canada approval for the treatment of BRCA or ATM gene-mutated metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer

25 November 2020 - On 21 August 2020, Health Canada approved Lynparza (olaparib), for the treatment of adult patients with deleterious ...

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Lilly and the Government of Canada sign an agreement for the supply of bamlanivimab to treat COVID-19 in Canada

24 November 2020 - Bamlanivimab is a SARS-CoV-2-neutralising antibody that emerged from the collaboration between Lilly and Vancouver-based AbCellera. ...

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