TITLE

The secret's in: Open data is a foreign concept in Canada

AUTHOR(S)
Vogel, Lauren
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE375
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the failed disclosure of health information in Canada. It says that Centre for Science national coordinator Bill Jeffery highlights miscomprehended decision making process taken by Health Canada such as drug reviews and the difficult accessibility of information. Open government access expert David Eaves mentions withholding data as an disadvantage of developing drug identification tool.
ACCESSION #
61407556

 

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