Social Affairs, Science and Technology – April 10, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – April 10, 2014

Supriya Sharma and Robin Chiponski of Health Canada, Jane Aubin and Robert Peterson from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Theresa Tam of the Public Health Agency of Canada discuss the risks of unintended consequences in the use of prescription pharmaceuticals. The witnesses outline the current policies in place to minimize such risks and provide suggestions to further improve the safety measures in place. (April 10, 2014)