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Canada News Centre2019-01-22T18:30:56-05:00

URL: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/news/2018/10/health-canada-to-hold-a-media-technical-briefing-on-the-proposed-new-regulations-under-the-assisted-human-reproduction-act.html

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Backgrounder: The science behind the new Food Guide              

Eating in accordance with the new Food Guide can help Canadians meet nutrient needs, reduce their risk of developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer, and promote overall health and well-being.Health Canada2019-01-21T17:21:44-05:00

Government of Canada announces funding for cannabis public education in the Northwest Territories

On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament, and Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services for the Northwest Territories, announced an investment of more than $1.8 million over three years under Health Canada’s Substance Use and Addictions Program (SUAP).Health Canada2019-01-18T18:00:00-05:00

Statement from Health Canada on Glyphosate

Following the release of the Department’s final re-evaluation decision on glyphosate in 2017, Health Canada received eight notices of objection. The objections raised did not create doubt or concern regarding the scientific basis of the decision. The Department’s final re-evaluation decision for glyphosate will stand.Health Canada2019-01-11T12:18:04-05:00

Government of Canada announces funding for a new Opioid Stewardship Program in Saskatchewan

Health Canada is investing more than $2.3 million over four years to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA), for the delivery of a new Opioid Stewardship Program that will engage health professionals, promote appropriate opioid prescribing practices and develop educational materials for practitioners. Health Canada2019-01-09T16:28:01-05:00

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – January 2019

This year, during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, I would like to reflect upon the journey of the many Canadians impacted by dementia. As the Minister of Health, I have heard from many individuals, families and caregivers of their experiences.Public Health Agency of Canada2019-01-02T10:15:00-05:00

Health Canada Releases Action Plan on Medical Devices

Canadians rely on medical devices, such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, to maintain and improve their health and well-being. Canada has one of the best regulatory systems in the world for medical devices, with some of the most stringent requirements. The Government of Canada is taking steps to further ensure the safety, effectiveness and quality of the medical devices used by Canadians.Health Canada2018-12-19T15:21:55-05:00

Health Canada officials to hold a media technical briefing on medical devices

Canadians rely on medical devices, such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, to maintain and improve their health and well-being. Canada has one of the best regulatory systems in the world for medical devices, with some of the most stringent requirements. The Government of Canada is taking steps to further ensure the safety, effectiveness and quality of the medical devices used by Canadians.Health Canada2018-12-19T12:32:43-05:00

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