Health Canada begins release of clinical data on drugs and devices


14 March 2019 - Health Canada launched two public databases on Wednesday as the first step in making clinical information about the safety and effectiveness of drugs and medical devices publicly available.

The drug and device databases currently display just one record for each: a notice of compliance issued to CSL Behring Canada in 2016 and an approval granted to Siemens Healthcare GmbH last December.

Following consultation on Health Canada’s plans to start making clinical information public, the agency finalised guidance from last April that sets the stage for how to implement its Public Release of Clinical Information initiative.

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