Proposed Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Importation of Drugs for an Urgent Public Health Need) in Canada Gazette, Part

The proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations are designed to enable access to drugs that are not    approved for use in Canada but are needed to address an urgent public health need in Canada. The regulations would permit access to those drugs drugs that would be considered when the drugs are not approved for use in Canada but are authorized for sale in the European Union, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, or the United States.

For more information about the proposed amendment and the Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement visit Health Canada's website.

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