Health Canada Company Profile

18:38 EDT 21st March 2018 | BioPortfolio

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.

What is Health Canada's Goal?
According to our mission and vision, Health Canada's goal is for Canada to be among the countries with the healthiest people in the world.


Suite 710, Canada Place9700 Jasper Avenue
T5J 4C3


Phone: (780) 495-2651
Fax: (780) 495-3285

News Articles [716 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

[Comment] Canada's time to act

Beavers, ice hockey, maple syrup, Mounted Police, peace-keeping. These things conjure Canada in the minds of many. Others will add health to the list, for Canada's public health-care system is one of ...

First approved treatment in Canada for metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma

Health Canada has granted conditional approval of Bavencio (avelumab), the first Health Canada approved…

[Comment] Canada and global health: accelerate leadership now

Canada's celebration in 2017 of 150 years as a nation is a ripe time for reflection on both its own universal health system and the country's global commitments towards universal health coverage (UHC)...

Health Canada approves Shire's dry eye disease therapy

Health Canada approved Shire and Shire Pharma Canada's Xiidra, or lifitegrast, ophthalmic solution 5% as a treatment for adul -More- 

18 health innovations funded by Grand Challenges Canada to empower vulnerable women & girls

(Grand Challenges Canada) Grand Challenges Canada today announced 18 projects extending innovative forms of health-related lifelines to some of humanity's most acutely impoverished, neglected and vuln...

Health Canada Approves Otsuka and Lundbeck's Abilify Maintena (Aripiprazole Once Monthly) as Treatment for Bipolar I Disorder in Adults

Otsuka Canada Pharmaceutical Inc. and Lundbeck Canada announce that Health Canada issued a Notice of Compliance for ABILIFY MAINTENA (aripiprazole for prolonged release injectable suspension), app...

Grand Challenges Canada announces funding for 40 new health innovations in India

(Terry Collins Assoc) Grand Challenges Canada today announced an investment of up to $7.9 million in 40 health innovations in India, supported by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada...

Tetra receives Health Canada approval for Phase lll trial of PPP001

Tetra Bio-Pharma has secured a no objection letter (NOL) from the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) Health Canada for a clinical...Read More... The post Tetra receives Health Canada approval for ...

PubMed Articles [4168 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Assuming policy responsibility for health equity: local public health action in Ontario, Canada.

In Canada's liberal welfare state the public is given little exposure by governmental authorities to the importance of promoting health equity through public policy action on the social determinants o...

Selection and Use of Health Services for Infants' Needs by Indigenous Mothers in Canada: Integrative Literature Review.

In Canada, Indigenous infants experience significant health disparities when compared to non-Indigenous infants, including significantly higher rates of birth complications and infant mortality rates....

An introduction to the healthy corner store intervention model in Canada.

The majority of Canadians' food acquisition occurs in retail stores. Retail science has become increasingly sophisticated in demonstrating how consumer environments influence population-level diet qua...

Food marketing to children in Canada: a settings-based scoping review on exposure, power and impact.

Food marketing impacts children's food knowledge, behaviours and health. Current regulations in Canada focus on restricting promotional aspects of food marketing with little-to-no consideration of the...

The Devil Is in the Details! On Regulating Cannabis Use in Canada Based on Public Health Criteria Comment on "Legalizing and Regulating Marijuana in Canada: Review of Potential Economic, Social, and Health Impacts".

This commentary to the editorial of Hajizadeh argues that the economic, social and health consequences of legalizing cannabis in Canada will depend in large part on the exact stipulations (mainly from...

Clinical Trials [3053 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Healthier Living Canada

This study will evaluate the effectiveness of an online Chronic Disease Self-Management Program for participants in Canada living with chronic health conditions. This pilot will look for i...

Factor Product Utilization and Health Outcomes in Patients With Hemophilia

Recombinant factor VIII Fc (rFVIIIFc) and recombinant factor IX Fc (rFIXFc) are extended half-life coagulation factors approved by Health Canada in 2014 for the treatment of severe hemophi...

Rapid Evaluation of Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

This is an invitation to consider taking part in a research study occurring just before the upcoming influenza vaccination program across Canada. The purpose of the study is to closely ass...

Bacteremia Antibiotic Length Actually Needed for Clinical Effectiveness

The World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (AMMI) Canada, and Health Canada have all declar...

Activity ,Smoking Cessation, Healthy Eating and Alcohol Intervention Program:(ACCELERATION)

The ACCELERATION (ACtivity, smoking Cessation, healthy Eating and aLcohol Education, inteRvention, and motivATION) Program is a collaborative project in cancer and chronic disease preventi...

Companies [2500 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Canada

Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.What is Health Canada's Goal?Accordin...

Canada Cares

Canada Cares is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about caregiving and providing support for family and professional caregivers. It was founded through ...

Public Health Agency of Canada

Mission:To promote and protect the health of Canadians through leadership, partnership, innovation and action in public health.Vision: Healthy Canadians and communities in a healthier world.About the ...

Rx Canada

Rx Canada's goal is to create collaboration between pharmacists, physicians and patients by providing quality adherence programs and services that ultimately help patients better understand and manage...

RxCC Rx Care Canada Inc.

At our Canadian Pharmacy RxCC Rx Care Canada Inc., we care about you and your personal and financial health. We have our own order, re-order and tracking departments to serve you better. Our customer ...

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