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Health Canada (French: Santé Canada) is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for national public health.

The current Minister of Health is Leona Aglukkaq, a Conservative Member of Parliament appointed to the position by Prime Minister Stephen Harper.

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Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC)(2011)

On January 10, 2013 Health Canada and the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) mandate (February 4, 2011) “to increase regulatory transparency and coordination between the two countries”,[1] undertook the “first of its kind” initiative by selecting “as its first area of alignment common cold indications for certain over-the-counter antihistamine ingredients (GC 2013-01-10).” [2]

On February 4, 2011, Harper and Obama issued a “Declaration on a Shared Vision for Perimeter Security and Economic Competitiveness”[3][4] and announced the creation of the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) “to increase regulatory transparency and coordination between the two countries.” [1]

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Health Canada has the following branches, regions and agencies:[2]

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References

  1.  “United States-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Joint Action Plan: Developing and implementing the Joint Action Plan”. Washington, D.C.: Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. December 7, 2011.
  2.  “Notice: Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Over-the-Counter (OTC) Products: Common Monograph Working Group: Selection of a Monograph for Alignment”. Canada’s Action Plan. Government of Canada. January 10, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2013.
  3.  “Joint Statement by President Obama and Prime Minister Harper of Canada on Regulatory Cooperation | The White House”. Whitehouse.gov. 2011-02-04. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
  4.  “PM and U.S. President Obama announce shared vision for perimeter security and economic competitiveness between Canada and the United States – Prime Minister of Canada”. Pm.gc.ca. 2011-02-04. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
  5.  Gauntlet Editorial Board. “Editorial: Mis-informed consent”. Editorial. The Gauntlet. Retrieved 18 December 2011.
  6.  http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2012/09/10/drug-safety-china-india.html?corth Americamp=rss
  7.  http://www.brandonsun.com/national/breaking-news/health-canada-mum-on-overseas-drug-manufacturing-plant-inspections-researcher-169185796.html?thx=y

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  1. Susan belcher says:

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