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Health Canada to Offer Preclinical Meetings to Devicemakers

Sept. 13, 2018
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Health Canada is launching a pilot program to offer preclinical advice to devicemakers on their investigational testing protocols for new products.

The agency hopes the new program — under Health Canada’s Regulatory Review of Drugs and Devices Initiative — will improve the quality of submissions and provide “more timely regulatory decisions.”

Device manufacturers will be able to contribute to the design of the pre-clinical meetings and guidance material, the agency said.

The pilot program will run from November 2018 to March 2019.

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