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The Drug Approval Process

In this short webinar, James Radke provides an overview of the drug approval process in Canada: Health Canada, CADTH, PMPRB, INESSS, pCPA, and the proposed National Pharmacare program.

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Canada’s Gaucher Drug Bidding War

The standard of care for Canadians with Gaucher disease just changed. The drug costs per patient per year will be reduced by about $100,000 and it is all due to the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Agency (pCPA).

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The Drug Review Process in Canada

Anyone who has participated in the Canadian healthcare system understands that it is complicated. And like many endeavours, the more government agencies involved, the more complicated (and convoluted) it seems to get. The same is true for the approval and disbursement of new medicines.

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