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CADTH Pharmaceutical Reviews Update — Issue 16

June 26, 2020
See Pharmaceutical Reviews Update – Issue 16 for important news and information related to CADTH’s drug review programs. Highlights from this issue include: a consultation on CADTH’s drug reimbursement review procedures a consultation on the Health Canada, CADTH, and INESSS aligned review process changes to the prov...

Developing a Canadian Real-World Evidence Action Plan Across the Drug Life Cycle

June 22, 2020
Canadian policy-makers face challenges with the number of drugs for rare indications and rapidly rising costs. In facing these challenges, decision-makers see real-world evidence (RWE) as an opportunity. Health Canada and CADTH recently announced the intent to co-develop an action plan to optimize the process for systematically using and integr...

Happy 100th Birthday, Dr. Maurice McGregor!

June 8, 2020
On March 24, Dr. Maurice McGregor turned 100. Dr. McGregor is affectionately known as the “grandfather of health technology assessment” in Canada. In 2014 CADTH acknowledged his enduring legacy and his immeasurable contributions to Canadian health care by establishing an award in his name. This award is presented annually to “rising stars” in t...

Upcoming Events

Consultation on Drug Reviews: Webinar for Patient Groups

July 9, 2020
Patient groups and other stakeholders are invited to comment on a revised procedure for CADTH’s drug reimbursement review processes (that is, the pan-Canadian Oncology Drug Review, the Common Drug Review, and the Interim Plasma Protein Product Review).  To help patient groups and patients contribute to the consultation, this webinar will h...

Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain: Physical Activity

September 23, 2020
Because of the prevalence and burden of chronic pain, health care providers are in search of the best multifaceted approach for treatment knowing that relying on opioids alone can be ineffective and carries substantial risks. Join CADTH for a webinar on the current evidence on physical activity for chronic, non-cancer pain. The target audience f...