Tag Archives: Health Canada

Just Price for Drugs: The eleventh hour

Marc-André Gagnon urges modernization and fairness in the pricing of patented drugs in Canada

Draft regulations won’t fix a broken Act

Art Leader critiques the Assisted Human Reproduction Act draft regulations and maintains that the Act fails to address societal challenges relating to emerging reproductive science.

New ART regulations require feminist voices

Francine Coeytux, Marcy Darnovsky, Susan Berke Fogel, and Emily Galpern maintain that the development of new regulations about assisted reproductive technologies must include the voices of scholars who have studied women’s health issues, and advocates who have worked for policies and practices that safeguard women’s health and rights.

A Step Forward for Self-administered MAiD in Canada

Jocelyn Downie and Stefanie Green argue that secobarbital, a self-administered medication for medical assistance in dying, will increase patient access and autonomy.

Blinded by the Promise of Stem Cell Treatments

Alan F. Cruess cautions against the use of unproven stem cell ‘treatments.’

Reflections on Egg Donation in Canada

Claire Burns recommends legal and practical changes for promoting the ethical treatment of egg donors within Canada.

Managing Adverse Events in Health Care

Kirstin Borgerson considers responses to adverse events in mainstream and alternative medicine.