Health protection

Health protection

Registering the impact of breast implants

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Ann Pederson
Aleina Tweed
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the questions surrounding breast implant safety and mechanisms to track patients over time.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Women and adverse drug reactions: reporting in the Canadian context

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Colleen Fuller
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the Canadian system of adverse drug reactions reporting and that women’s particular susceptibilities to drug-related health risks must be taken into consideration.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Direct-to-consumer advertising of prescription drugs: whatever the problem, you can always pop a pill

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English
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Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Barbara Mintzes
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the effects of direct-to-consumer advertising (DTCA) of pharmaceuticals.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14963612
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

International harmonisation of new drugs regulation: not in women's best interest

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health Research Bulletins (CEWHRB)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Online
Paper
Author: 
Women and Health Protection
Publisher: 
Centres of Excellence for Women's Health
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Examines the question of harmonisation of pharmaceutical regulation and its implications for women and public health. Urges that safety standards be paramount and the particular needs of women and other groups are not lost.

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ISSN 14963612
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Includes bibliographical references.

Therapeutic Goods Association

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English

Provides a national framework for the regulation of therapeutic goods in Australia and ensure their quality, safety and efficacy.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
tga-information-officer@health.gov.au
Website/URL: 
Street Address: 
PO Box 100
City: 
Woden ACT
Postal/ZIP Code: 
2606

Who benefits: international harmonisation of the regulation of new pharmaceutical drugs

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English
Owning Org: 
Centres of Excellence for Womens Health (CEWH)
Women and Health Protection (WHP)
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Women and Health Protection
Publication Date: 
2002

Explains how the push to streamline the drug approval process in the world's three largest pharmaceutical markets is neglecting the special needs of women.

ISBN/ISSN: 
WHP PHAR.W48 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

Women and Health Protection

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Français
Services Provided: 
Advocacy

Forms a coalition concerned about the safety of pharmaceutical drugs. Keeps a close watch over the proposed changes in the federal health protection legislation and examines the impact of those changes on women's health.

Contact Info
Email Address: 
whp-apsf@web.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
204-898-2355
Tollfree Phone Number: 
888-818-9172
Street Address: 
PO Box 291 Stn Q
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M4T 2M1

Women's health protection

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Harriet Simand
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Discusses how many safety regulations governing what types of drugs and medical devices can be sold in Canada provide a backdrop to many key concerns raised by women's health groups.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

National consultations summary report: renewal of the federal health protection legislation

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English
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Online
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1999
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Summarizes the comments expressed during public meetings held across Canada throughout 1998 to discuss the Health Protection Program.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0662275969
LEGI.N38 1999

Safety last: the failure of the consumer health protection system in Canada

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Nicholas Regush
Publisher: 
Key Porter Books Ltd.
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Explodes the comfortable myth that government agencies protect the health and safety of Canadians by stringently reviewing new medical and pharmaceutical products.

Available From: 
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 1550134620
PHAR.R44 1993
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