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Wednesday, June 27 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
#371: What's New in Health Canada: Updates and New Endeavors

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.25 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-18-668-L04-P; CME 1.25; IACET 1.25; RN 1.25

This froum will discuss the new approaches Health Canada proposes to take in making drugs necessary to the healthcare system available earlier and in a more streamlined fashion. This is also an opportunity to strengthen older endeavors.

Learning Objectives

Discuss approaches that Health Canada is intending to take in modernizing how the regulatory programs are delivered so that they are harmonized and convergent with international endeavors.


Agnes V. Klein, MD


Improving Access to Necessary Therapeutic Products in Canada
Michèle Chadwick, MBA

Updates on Biosimilars
Agnes V. Klein, MD

Regulator Perspective on the Opioid Crisis
Marilena Bassi, MA

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Marilena Bassi

Director of the Bureau of Policy, Health Canada
Marilena Bassi has been with Health Canada since 2004 where she has held various policy, evaluation and performance management related positions. Currently she is the Director of the Bureau of Policy, Science and International Programs with the Therapeutic Products Directorate at... Read More →
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Michèle Chadwick

Lead, Regulatory Review of Drugs and Devices, HPFB, Health Canada
Michèle Chadwick is the lead on the Regulatory Review of Drugs and Devices Team within the Health Products and Food Branch at Health Canada. Michèle has worked within the Federal Health Portfolio for 18 years both Health Canada and Public Health Agency and Health Canada in various... Read More →
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Agnes Klein

Senior Medical Advisor, Health Canada
Agnes V. Klein MD is currently the Senior Medical Advisor in the Director General's Office, in the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate. Dr. Klein trained in Endocrinology at UofT and has interests in multiple aspects of drug development and medical bioethics. Dr. Klein is... Read More →

Wednesday June 27, 2018 2:00pm - 3:15pm EDT
Room 205C Boston Convention and Exhibition Center 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA 02210 USA
  09: Regulatory, Forum