Medical errors too common

Medical errors too common

We have all been there: it is 3am and your partner, child, sibling or parent becomes ill suddenly and needs medical care. Will they be safe? The on-going Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System is shedding new light on the employment history of an Ontario nurse […]

World Tuberculosis Day

WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients World TB Day 2017 – Unite efforts to leave no one behind News release 22 MARCH 2017 | GENEVA – New tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance, launched today by the World Health Organization (WHO), aims to help ensure that countries implementing the End TB Strategy adhere […]

Mettre fin aux méfaits associés aux opioïdes

Mettre fin aux méfaits associés aux opioïdes

En tant que cliniciens professionnels et éthiquement responsables, nous nous devons de ne causer aucun tort et à faire tout ce que nous pouvons pour traiter la douleur ressentie par nos patients. Lors de leur arrivée sur le marché il y a quelques décennies, les opioïdes analgésiques semblaient répondre à ces deux impératifs. Nous savons […]

Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Four ways to take your idea for Canadian healthcare innovation beyond the pilot phase

Why is Health Canada aiding private blood firms?

Why is Health Canada aiding private blood firms?

Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

Making sure our prescription medications are safe and worth taking

Canada needs a national drug surveillance system

Canada needs a national drug surveillance system

Interviews with Dr. Robyn Tamblyn and Dr. Jenna Wong Medications can be life-saving. But they are only as good as our knowledge about them. The time is right for a national drug surveillance system to kept better track of our experiences with medications. Jenna Wong recently received her PhD from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics […]