Interactions: News from CSHP


July 20, 2020

Mid-year update: Drugs and medical devices approved in 2020

  Learn about the new drugs and medical devices that Health Canada approved for sale in Canada between January and June 2020. Health Canada has played a key role in Canada's response to COVID-19 by working with partners and stakeholders to ensure essential health product…



May 13, 2020

Health Canada COVID-19 Treatment Drug List


Health Canada is proactively monitoring the potential for supply disruptions for prescription drugs used in the treatment of hospitalized COVID-19 patients and has compiled a list of approved drugs that may see an increase in demand during the COVID pandemic. This is not meant to represe…


April 29, 2020

Health Canada’s decision on technical-grade ethanol for the manufacture of hand sanitizers: Notice to industry / La décision de Santé Canada sur l'éthanol de qualité technique pour la fabrication de désinfectants pour les mains : Avis à l'industrie


(La version française suit ci-dessous.)  In response to the increasing demand for hand sanitizers in Canada during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Health Canada has implemented an interim expedited licensing approach to help businesses obtain the required authorizations to …