1008 articles with Health Canada
Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has used the latest science and evidence to inform our response.
Health Canada approves Lundbeck's (Pr)VYEPTI; (eptinezumab)--the first and only intravenous preventive treatment for migraine
- Lundbeck is pleased to announce that VYEPTI ® (eptinezumab) has been approved by Health Canada for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults who have at least 4 migraine days per month. Michal Juul
CytoSorb now immediately commercially available throughout North America for use in COVID-19 patients, and in a total of 67 countries worldwide
Advisory - GUM Paroex (anti-gingivitis oral rinse) being recalled due to microbial contamination that could lead to respiratory and other infections in patients
UPDATE: December 24, 2020 – Additional lots of GUM Paroex being recalled because this product may be contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia lata.
The Government of Canada is aware that the United Kingdom is investigating a new SARS-CoV-2 variant, which has been identified in cases in areas where there is also a high incidence of COVID-19.
Today, Health Canada authorized the second COVID-19 vaccine in Canada , manufactured by Moderna. Health Canada received Moderna's submission on October 12, 2020 , and after a thorough, independent review of the evidence, it has determined that the Moderna vaccine meets the Department's stringent safety, efficacy and quality requiremen
Advisory - Personal protective equipment sold by Maskopia (formerly Medkem Canada Inc.) may pose serious health risks
Health Canada is warning Canadians that the company Maskopia (formerly known as Medkem Canada Inc.) in Brampton, Ontario, has been selling medical devices, via social media and websites such as Kijiji, without the required Medical Device Establishment Licence (MDEL) from Health Canada.
Health Canada is aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued an emergency use authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine manufactured by Moderna.
Advisory - Health Canada warns Canadians not to buy COVID-19 vaccines sold online or from unauthorized sources
Health Canada is warning Canadians about the risks of buying COVID-19 vaccines sold on the internet or from unauthorized sources as they are counterfeit and may pose serious health risks.
Government of Canada releases the latest results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey - Dec 15, 2020
This week, Health Canada and Statistics Canada released new results from the biomonitoring component of the Canadian Health Measures Survey.
Switch Health, a Canadian healthcare company and industry leader in testing solutions, is pleased to announce Health Canada authorization for the company's COVID-19 at-home specimen collection kits.
As Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, it is a priority for me that Canadians are equipped with accurate and evidence-based information in order to make well-informed decisions about their health.
Advisory - Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine: Health Canada recommendations for people with serious allergies
Health Canada has followed up on the two reports of anaphylactoid reactions to Pfizer–BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine in the U.K. These reactions occurred on December 8, 2020.
Millions of Canadians are doing their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by downloading and using the COVID Alert app.
Thanks to advances in science and technology, and an unprecedented level of global cooperation, , Canada reached a critical milestone in its fight against COVID-19 with the authorization of the first COVID-19 vaccine.
Virocule Inc. announced that it has received authorization from Health Canada for the sale of its ANOSMICTM COVID-19 Smell Tester.
Immediate Availability of Caretaker Wireless Patient Monitor for Touchless, Clinically Distanced, Continuous Blood Pressure and ICU Quality Vital Signs
Drug shortages remain a global challenge and COVID-19 has increased demand for certain drugs, adding to the complexity of ensuring drug supply where it is needed.
Multiple unauthorized health products seized from stores in Ontario and Alberta because they may pose serious health risks
Health CanadaHealth Canada is advising Canadians that the following products may pose serious health risks.
ALRT Diabetes Solution Platform is Cleared by Health CanadaThe ALRT Diabetes Solution software received Medical Device Establishment Licence (MDEL) – MDEL 15143 (Company ID 161989)
ALR Technologies Inc., the diabetes management company, is pleased to announce the clearance of the ALRT Diabetes Solution software by Health Canada.