Drug shortage registry under discussion

Eggertson, Laura
July 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE637
Academic Journal
The article discusses the initiative of the Canadian Pharmacists Association to create a national reporting system that would monitor drug shortages in Canada. It states that the Canadian Pharmacists Association is negotiating with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to develop drug shortage reporting system. It indicates that recent shortages of cancer drugs, antibiotics, anesthetics, and antinausea medications have led to the proposed development of national registry.


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