Regulations

Regulations

Unsafe by any name

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Carla Marcelis
Mira Shiva
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Vol 7, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1986
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses how the marketing of controversial drugs in developing countries demonstrates the power and priorities of the pharmaceutical industry. Example highlighted: Estrogen-Progesterone combination drugs. 

Midwifery update

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Betty Burcher
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vol 3, No. 1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses the current state of midwifery in Canada. Seeks to make space for the discussion of the state of midwifery in order to be pro active. Reviews what is happening with midwifery in each province and discusses how to move forward. 

Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

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Organization Type: 
Governmental Body
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English
Français
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Health promotion
Research
Policy development
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Promotes healthy living, working, and recreational environments by identifying and assessing health risks to Canadians posed by environmental factors. Develops national risk management strategies around radiation protection, environmental contaminants, and water quality and health. Websites describes programs and provides access to publications.

Email Address: 
hecs-sesc@hc-sc.gc.ca

Canada needs a breast implant registry

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English
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Online
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New Democratic Party
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Calls on the federal government to establish a national breast implant registry to monitor implant procedures and further scientific research.

Researchers call on federal government to create breast implant registry

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English
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British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health
Canadian Women's Health Network
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Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Demonstrates that there are currently no mechanisms in Canada to track the health outcomes from plastic surgery, including breast implant surgery. Makes the argument for a federal registry.

Proceed with care: final report of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies: volume 1

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English
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Paper
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Royal Commission on New ReproductiveTechnologies
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Minister of Government Services Canada
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines the delivery of new reproductive technologies and finds that there is an urgent need for well-defined boundaries around their use, and that within those boundaries, accountable regulation is needed to protect the interests of those involved.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0660153653
NRGT.P76 1993

The real board of directors: the construction of biotechnology policy in Canada, 1980-2002

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English
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Paper
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Author: 
Devlin Kuyek
Publisher: 
The Ram's Horn
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Sorrento, BC

Describes who has actually been making the decisions about biotechnology, health policy, science policy, and much more for more than two decades.

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

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English
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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.

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WHP PHAR.W48 2002
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Includes bibliographical references.

A fresh start: final report of the ONHP Transition Team

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English
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Paper
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Office of Natural Health Products Transition Team
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Natural Health Products Directorate
Publication Date: 
2000
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents the recommendations of the Office of Natural Health Products Transition Team on the administrative and regulatory framework for the regulation of natural health products.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
HEAS.T73 2000

Building together: phase II in developing a proposed regulatory framework for natural health products

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English
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Author: 
Natural Health Products Directorate
Publisher: 
Health Canada, Natural Health Products Directorate
Publication Date: 
2001
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Reports on the open consultation meetings on the proposed regulatory system that will provide for natural health product labelling and licensing, site licensing, good manufacturing practices, and reporting on adverse events, as well as on a proposed approach for regulating vitamins and minerals.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ALTH.N38 2001
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