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CADTH Welcomes Suzanne McGurn as President and CEO

July 6, 2020
CADTH is proud to welcome Suzanne McGurn, who begins her role as President and Chief Executive Officer today. Ms. McGurn was appointed by the CADTH Board of Directors after a comprehensive search that was international in scope. She brings to CADTH significant leadership experience and a deep understanding of the diverse needs of governmen...

CADTH Pharmaceutical Reviews Update — Issue 16

June 26, 2020
See Pharmaceutical Reviews Update – Issue 16 for important news and information related to CADTH’s drug review programs. Highlights from this issue include: a consultation on CADTH’s drug reimbursement review procedures a consultation on the Health Canada, CADTH, and INESSS aligned review process changes to the prov...

Developing a Canadian Real-World Evidence Action Plan Across the Drug Life Cycle

June 22, 2020
Canadian policy-makers face challenges with the number of drugs for rare indications and rapidly rising costs. In facing these challenges, decision-makers see real-world evidence (RWE) as an opportunity. Health Canada and CADTH recently announced the intent to co-develop an action plan to optimize the process for systematically using and integr...

Happy 100th Birthday, Dr. Maurice McGregor!

June 8, 2020
On March 24, Dr. Maurice McGregor turned 100. Dr. McGregor is affectionately known as the “grandfather of health technology assessment” in Canada. In 2014 CADTH acknowledged his enduring legacy and his immeasurable contributions to Canadian health care by establishing an award in his name. This award is presented annually to “rising stars” in t...

Does the Evidence Support the Hype Around Antiviral Treatments for COVID-19?

May 27, 2020
Media Advisory Huge response to upcoming CADTH webinar on remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine shows demand among health care decision-makers for evidence on the effectiveness of these therapies. Ottawa, Ontario — More than 1,500 people have registered for a CADTH webinar that will provide an overview of the available science behind remdesivir an...