Social Affairs, Science and Technology – February 28, 2013

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – February 28, 2013

Social Affairs, Science and Technology

Dr. Anne Rowan-Legg from the Canadian Paediatric Society, Dr. Jennifer Blake with the Canadian Geriatrics Society, and Dr. Allen Huang from the Canadian Geriatrics Society discuss the “off-label” use of prescription pharmaceuticals in Canada. The term refers to the practice of prescribing medication for a use not approved by Health Canada.