Interactions: News from CSHP

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 …