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Canada first country to authorise Pfizer vaccine in children aged 12-15

May 6, 2021
COVID-19, Canada, Pfizer, Vaccine

Canada has become the first country to authorise the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and …


Canada secures 26,000 doses of Lilly therapy to treat COVID-19 in $32.5m deal

November 25, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development COVID-19, Canada

The Canadian Government has partnered up with Eli Lilly to secure 26,000 doses of the company’s monoclonal antibody therapy bamlanivimab …


Canadian approval for Reblozyl for transfusion-dependent anaemia in beta-thalassemia patients

September 29, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing BMS, Canada, Reblozyl

Bristol Myers Squibb and Acceleron have managed to secure regulatory approval in Canada for Reblozyl (luspatercept) for the treatment of …


Cheaper Canadian drug imports continue to be seized by the FDA

April 23, 2020
Business Services COVID-19, Canada, FDA, coronavirus, insulin

Seizures of Canadian drugs being sent to American patients have been stepped up by the FDA. This is according to …


ViiV Healthcare scores world-first approval in Canada for monthly HIV regimen Cabenuva

March 23, 2020
Sales and Marketing Cabenuva, Canada, HIV, pharma

ViiV Healthcare has secured its first global approval for its once-monthly treatment Cabenuva, it has emerged, to replace current antiretroviral …


New NAFTA terms put hold on Canadian drug prices

December 11, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Canada, NAFTA, US, pharma

NAFTA members have agreed to remove a provision that would have increased protections on biologics drugs. This means Canada, despite …

Medical cannabis: Growth by leaps and bounds

October 18, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Canada, Canopy Growth, medical cannabis, pharma

This article follows parts one and two of our trio of in-depth pieces focusing on the growing medical cannabis phenomenon. …


US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pledges to allow Americans to import drugs from Canada

August 2, 2019
Medical Communications Bernie Sanders, Canada, Trump, US, democrats, prescription drugs

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has said he will, on his first day in office, allow for the importation of …


Signal boosting implant allows patients with Parkinson’s to walk

April 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Canada, Parkinson's, Western University, electrical signals, implant

Patients with Parkinson’s have been able to walk after receiving electrical stimulation to their spines. A new treatment, developed by …


Doctors call on Canadian government to stop funding programme sending homeopaths to Honduras

March 4, 2019
Sales and Marketing Canada, Hodnuras, Quebec, TSF, health, homeopathy

Canadian physicians have called on the federal government to review its funding for a programme which sends volunteer homeopaths to …


NICE joins forces with Canadian peer to offer scientific advice to the pharma industry

February 6, 2019
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing CADTH, Canada, NICE, UK, pharma

NICE has announced a collaboration with its Canadian counterpart, the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH), with …


Canada Health approves Novartis’ CAR-T therapy Kymriah

January 18, 2019
Medical Communications CAR T, CAR-T, Canada, Cancer, Kymriah, Novartis, oncology

Health Canada has approved Novartis’ CAR-T therapy Kymriah for use in paediatric and young adult patients aged between three and …


US applies pressure on Canada to stem cross-border generics flow

April 30, 2018
Sales and Marketing Canada, IP, US, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

The US has upped the ante against Canada to secure stronger border checks for pharmaceutical goods by adding the country …

Sanofi to invest €350m in new Canadian vaccine plant

April 12, 2018
Manufacturing and Production Canada, Sanofi, pharma, vaccines

Sanofi has announced plans to spend €350 million on a new vaccine facility located in Toronto, Canada, a move which, …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week

March 23, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Canada, Celgene, Lundbeck, Marijuana, Novartis, Roche, Vertex, brexit, cannabis, multiple sclerosis, neuroscience, pharma

As me move startlingly quickly towards Easter, it’s time for another Top Ten rundown. This week, Celgene surprised the industry …

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