Oversight of medical device safety and effectiveness remains inadequate

Kondro, Wayne
July 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE651
Academic Journal
The article reports on the inadequacy of the oversight of medical device safety and effectiveness in Canada. According to the office of the Auditor General of Canada, Health Canada failed to meet its legislative and regulatory obligations in overseeing medical device. It notes that Health Canada has made unsatisfactory improvement toward meeting its made in response to its recommendations


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