Canada's new drug price rules pushed to next year

1 June 2020 - Canada's drug pricing agency said on Monday that new regulations aimed at lowering costs would come ...

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Health Canada approves birth control arm implant Nexplanon

26 May 2020 - A popular birth control implant that has long been advocated for use in Canada has now ...

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Rockwell Medical files new drug submission with Health Canada for marketing approval of Triferic AVNU

26 May 2020 - Rockwell Medical today announced the filing of a new drug submission with Health Canada for Triferic AVNU ...

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B.C. mom’s drug pricing petition on behalf of son garners thousands of signatures

26 May 2020 - Petition geared to gaining access to new medicines drew support of Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl. ...

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Ofev (nintedanib) now available in Canada for adults living with progressive fibrosing interstitial lung diseases

25 May 2020 - Ofev slowed lung function decline in PF-ILD patients by 57% compared to placebo. ...

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CADTH sees green for Beovu

25 May 2020 - CADTH has published its final recommendation for Novartis' Beovu. ...

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CADTH posts final recommendation for Entyvio

21 May 2020 - CADTH has completed its consideration of subcutaneous vedolizumab for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to ...

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Mithra and Searchlight Pharma announce filing of new drug submission for Estelle in Canada

20 May 2020 - Searchlight Pharma's new drug submission for a novel combined oral contraceptive accepted for review by Health Canada. ...

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Health Canada grants market authorisation to Rozlytrek (entrectinib) for ROS1-positive, locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer patients, not previously treated with crizotinib

20 May 2020 - Data show responses in 73% of patients who were treated with Rozlytrek. ...

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Canada grapples with drug price escalation

20 May 2020 - In July 2020 Canada will implement a series of reforms to help bring runaway drug prices under ...

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B.C. teen with rare disease wins fight to receive costly drug from province

19 May 2020 - Health ministry won't explain change of heart in granting Miles Ambridge treatment for spinal muscular atrophy. ...

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Teva Canada secures salbutamol inhalers from its global supply chain to mitigate shortage in Canadian market

19 May 2020 - Teva Canada to be first company to import emergency supply of salbutamol inhalers - providing access to ...

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CADTH Board of Directors names Suzanne McGurn as next President and CEO

19 May 2020 - The CADTH Board of Directors announced today that Suzanne McGurn has been appointed as the next ...

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Montreal mother launches desperate plea for help to access experimental cancer treatment

17 May 2020 - Montreal mother launches desperate plea to access experimental cancer treatment in U.S. amid COVID-19 travel restrictions. ...

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COVID-19 exposes drug supply gaps as 'made in Canada' solution proposed

10 May 2020 - For more than a decade, Canada has had a supply shortage of essential medication, an issue ...

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