July 2013

Top Canadian Pharmaceutical App Gets International Option

Last month, My MedRec went global. If you’re not familiar with the app, My MedRec is a free system designed on behalf of pharmaceutical industry representative association Rx&D. The iPhone…
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Catastrophic Drug Plans to Span All Canadian Provinces

As of October, with the inclusion of New Brunswick, every Canadian province will have a catastrophic drug plan in place. These last resort measures protect families from medical bankruptcy and…
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New Label Plan for Canadian Drugs

A new drug regulation was recently announced in Canada, this time controlling the packaging. That’s the Plain Language Labelling Initiative, which will be an overhaul of how drugs are described…
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Pharmaceutical Quality Control and a Recent Recall

At the end of May, four companies announced a recall on five drugs commonly sold in Canada. The recall is not about a problem with the medications themselves, as a…
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