Progressive licensing needs progressive open debate

Hébert, Paul C.
June 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/19/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 13, p1801
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the need for close examination on the progressive licensing of drugs by regulatory agencies in Canada. The author comments that pharmaceutical products cannot be easily approved and cannot be driven by profit. He points out that regulatory agencies must focus on a transparent, patient-centered regulatory system which ensures drugs are safe and efficacious before and after their release.


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