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Matthew Herder campaigns for increased access to drug‑safety data

Posted by nte on December 24, 2015 in In Action
Image courtesy of Jason Delby
Image courtesy of Jason Delby

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In the following explanatory blog, Matthew Herder issues a call to action directed at physicians, biomedical researchers, health care professionals, civil society, investigative journalists and others to take advantage of a new mechanism in Canadian law that has the potential to open up data about the safety and effectiveness of drugs.

Download the provided template letter: it can be used to request from Health Canada access to all unpublished information, including clinical trials and other investigational studies, pertaining to the safety and effectiveness of a given therapeutiic product about which you would be interested to find out more information.

Finally, read Matthew's original article,