TITLE

Health Canada "harmonizing down" on drug regulations

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' study, "Who's Calling the Tune: Harmonization of Drug Regulation in Canada." It states that the study criticizes Health Canada for ignoring the efforts to raise the regulatory standards through harmonization. Rather, the agency favour thje regulations to speed up the approval of drugs for market distribution. Doctor Joel Lexchin says that the government should harmonize the regulatory for the health interest of the public.
ACCESSION #
59410632

 

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