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CADTH Recommends Gene Therapy for Infants With Rare Genetic Disorder

March 26, 2021
Onasemnogene abeparvovec (Zolgensma) is the first gene therapy used to treat spinal muscular atrophy — a rare progressive and life-threatening condition that often begins in childhood and is caused by a genetic mutation. Conditions for reimbursement include a price reduction and clinical criteria for initiating treatment. Today, CADTH recom...

New Condition-Level Review Aims to Close Evidence Gaps in Tuberculosis Care

March 24, 2021
More than 35 evidence reviews are mapped to the prevention, identification, treatment, and management of tuberculosis, and accessible on a digital platform With the publication of its first condition-level review, CADTH is giving Canadian policy-makers, clinicians, and patients quick access to evidence on a range of health technologies used to ...

Canada’s First Digital Health Evaluation Network

March 23, 2021
An initiative to advance evaluation in digital health and enhance the healthcare experience Toronto, ON—  The new Canadian Network for Digital Health Evaluation (CNDHE) is an initiative to strengthen Canadian capacity to evaluate digital health interventions. Supported with Health Canada funding, the CNDHE is led by the Centre for Digital ...

Call for nominations now open for CADTH Board and expert committees

March 15, 2021
CADTH is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors and expert committees. We are currently accepting applications from individuals with significant expertise in the Canadian health care system who are interested in helping support health care decision-makers in making informed choices about health technologies. In total, we are seeking 15 ...

Ensuring High-Value Health Care After the Pandemic

March 12, 2021
CADTH is partnering with Choosing Wisely Canada to identify actions that could lead to better post-pandemic care for Canadians. The organizations are developing recommendations for reducing low-value care that, if implemented, could make more resources available to deliver the priority services that are most beneficial to patients. Throughout t...