Federal government guides for Canadian companies exploring exporting opportunities in foreign markets. Includes regulatory procedures, market size, growth trends, primary customers, market entry considerations, etc.
A US government-run site that allows the user to conduct a search on virtually any health topics using a variety of tools such as databases, journals and medical dictionaries.
Health Products and Food Branch
HPFB's mandate is to take an integrated approach to the management of the risks and benefits to health related to health products and food.
Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate
The Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate is the directorate primarily responsible for health product compliance monitoring activities such as industry inspection and product investigation.
Natural Health Products Directorate
As part of the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada, the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD) is the regulating authority for natural health products for sale in Canada. NHPD ensures that Canadians have ready access to natural health products that are safe, effective and of high quality while respecting freedom of choice and philosophical and cultural diversity.
Provincial Health Bodies
Therapeutic Products Directorate
Before drug products are authorized for sale in Canada, Health Canada reviews them to assess their safety, efficacy and quality. Drug products include prescription and non-prescription pharmaceuticals, disinfectants and sanitizers with disinfectant claims.