Health Canada announces new screening criteria for ANDS’s.

Jan 9, 2013. The Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) of Health Canada has announced updated screening criteria for generic pharmaceutical pre-market submissions. TPD has made significant changes within the organisation to increase generic review performance capacity so that their review resources enable them to reduce and eliminate the current backlog of generic drug submissions. Continue reading

Health Canada plans to launch a Canadian Clinical Trials Registry

Health Canada plans to launch a Canadian Clinical Trials Registry

Dec 13, 2012. Health Canada has plans to pursue the development of mandatory requirements for the registration and disclosure of clinical trials and study results. In the interim, Health Canada intends to provide access to its internal clinical trial database. Health Canada’s clinical trial database is generally updated by about 800 clinical trials per year, for the study of drugs in patients. Continue reading