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Children’s Wish Foundation Contribution:
Oct 03, 2016 -
CWF is only able to grant wishes with the support of donors such as CAPDM and its generous member organizations. At this year’s Member Forum, CAPDM with the help of its membership, nearly hit the $54,000 mark in funds raised since we began supporting this wonderful cause.In Ontario, The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada has granted over 5,000 wishes since it began in 1984. A wish is truly magical. Every smile, every moment of joy can raise the spirit – and strength – of a seriously ill child. Thanks for your support!
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CAPDM thanks its sponsors and participants for contributing to a productive Member Forum on September the 12th.
Oct 03, 2016 -
CAPDM thanks its sponsors and participants for contributing to a productive Member Forum on September the 12th.
 
Barry Brandman, President & CEO, Danbee Investigations, delivered a sobering overview into threats that face the pharmacy supply chain while providing insights and security best practices to protect your highly valuable inventory.
 
CAPDM delegates were introduced to Steven Schwendt, Acting Director General, Health Product Compliance Directorate, who provided an overview of Health Canada’s new Regulatory Operations and Regions Branch (RORB), along with policy changes which promise to streamline operations, reduce regulatory burden and create greater transparency in its interaction with the industry.
 
CAPDM members may access Mr. Schwendt and Mr. Brandman’s presentations in the member only section of capdm.ca in the Event Resource Centre.
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UPCOMING EVENTS
 
CAPDM 2016 BOOT CAMP – Register Now & receive 10% Early Registration Discount by October 7!
Oct 03, 2016 -
Registration is now open for the November 16, 2016 - CAPDM BOOT CAMP & GOVERNMENT REIMBURSEMENT UPDATE SEMINAR.
 
Conveniently held at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, CAPDM Members and organizations rely on this essential annual education forum to deliver a comprehensive orientation to new participants working within Canada’s pharmacy supply chain. Additionally, the BOOT CAMP provides an excellent opportunity for seasoned veterans and their team members to tap into a wide-ranging industry update.
 
Take advantage of the 10% Early Registration Discount by October 7!
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A CAPDM ONLINE GMP WEBINAR –October 24th – REGISTER ONLINE NOW
Oct 03, 2016 -
CAPDM is pleased to host a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) Training Webinar for the Pharmacy Supply Chain - A perfect opportunity to get an update on topics and current developments relative to GMP requirements without leaving your desk. Certificate Provided.
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MEMBER NEWS
 
CAPDM Welcomes Gilead Sciences as a new CAPDM Manufacturer Member
Oct 03, 2016 -
About Gilead SciencesGilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovativetherapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company’s mission is to advance the care of patientssuffering from life-threatening diseases. Gilead has operations in more than 30 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California. Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc. is the Canadian affiliate of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and was established in Mississauga, Ontario in 2005.For further information or inquiries, please contact Robert Simonetta, Senior Manager Trade Relations at: robert.simonetta@gilead.com
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INDUSTRY NEWS
 
Ontario drivers high on drugs to lose their licences temporarily as new rules take effect
Oct 03, 2016 - MyInforms.Com
Ontario drivers caught high on drugs can now temporarily lose their driver's license on the spot, just like they would if they were caught drinking
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Pharmacies call on province to pay for antidote to deadly street drugs
Oct 01, 2016 - CBC Manitoba
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Teva, Novartis and Aurobindo Pharma Companies Investing Heavily in the Pharmaceutical Ingredients Market
Sep 30, 2016 - Le Lezard (EN)
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Freedom of choice may be coming to an end in employee drug plans
Sep 29, 2016 - Benefits Canada
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Cheap drugs for everyone sounds nice, but who would make them?
Sep 28, 2016 - Financial Post
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The Latest: Mylan CEO defends EpiPen prices
Sep 28, 2016 - The Canadian Press
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Health minister vows to do more than just 'open the federal wallet'
Sep 27, 2016 - CBC.ca
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Study warns against adopting New Zealand-style pharmacare
Sep 27, 2016 - Benefits Canada
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Trump vs. Clinton: Who's Better on Health?
Sep 26, 2016 - MotherBoard
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Pfizer decides against split-up; more deals seen as likely
Sep 26, 2016 - BNN - Business News Network
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MDs strengthen advice against codeine for kids' coughs, pain
Sep 26, 2016 - The Canadian Press
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