CAPDM Advisory Groups
CAPDM Advisory Groups represent all key pharmacy and health care supply chain systems; They are involved in the development of industry Position Papers and identifying solutions for an efficient and safe supply chain. These Groups successfully establish COLLABORATION and build CONSENSUS among trading partners with a COMMITMENT to recommending improvements for best supply chain practices.
For a listing of Advisory Group Members, visit the Advisory Group Members Page.
Regulatory Affairs Advisory Group
Reviews proposed regulatory changes & provides guidance to Health Canada on policy and regulatory issues.
Delivers feedback to Health Canada in support of membership. Proposes changes to regulatory framework when necessary
Ambient Advisory Group
Examines regulatory impact to transportation of ambient products. Will deliver position paper on best practices.
Returns Advisory Group
Develop Best Practice Paper outlining new returns processes, with a focus on unexpired Solid Oral Dosage Forms. (SODF)
Drug Shortage Advisory Group
Monitors on-going federal initiatives related to drug shortage strategies and acts in an advisory capacity to positively influence the future direction of drug shortage initiatives. This group ensures the role and business needs of CAPDM members are understood and incorporated into future Health Canada strategies to strengthen approaches to drug shortages in Canada.
Education Advisory Group
Draws on a cross sector of CAPDM members to advise on educational needs of the membership. This group also reviews past sessions with a view to enhance future offerings.
Safety Advisory Group
This important new group will zero in on the safe movement of pharmaceutical products within the supply chain all the way to the retailer. This group's focus will be to share safety-related experiences and learnings to enhance response and overall supply chain and patient safety.
Vaccine Distribution Advisory Group
Provide guidance and feedback on tactical process to ensure provincial distribution of flu vaccines through retail channels is optimized.
WatchDog Advisory Group
Actively monitors industry trends and provides insight and feedback to ensure CAPDM and it’s members are proactive in their business planning.