CADTH

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CADTHCanadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
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Created by the federal, provincial, and territorial governments, CADTH is an independent organization responsible for helping decision-makers across the country make the right decisions about how best to use drugs and other health technologies in our health care system.
For example, right now, CADTH is reviewing drugs to manage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, ulcerative colitis, schizophrenia, vitreomacular adhesion, chronic migraine, Parkinson disease, growth hormone deficiency in adults and children, Turner Syndrome, and polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
For more details on the CADTH Common Drug Review, including a short video and infographics, visit our website at www.
CADTH Common Drug Review asks: How does it compare to existing treatment options?
CADTH is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by Canadian federal, provincial, and territorial governments to provide credible, impartial advice and evidence-based information about the effectiveness of drugs and other health technologies for the benefit of patients and for the sustainability of health care in Canada.
For additional information, please contact Stephanie Smith, CADTH Liaison Officer for New Brunswick, at 506-457-49 48 or visit www.
We are very pleased that CADTH has recognized the value Lucentis* brings to the Canadian healthcare system by making this positive recommendation," said Janice Murray, Vice President Ophthalmics Business Franchise of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following rebuttal received by the Chairs of the Diabetes Educator Section Chapters of New Brunswick, is in response to the article submitted by the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) entitled 'New CADTH Research Shows: Most People with Type 2 Diabetes Do Not Need to Test Their Blood Glucose as Often', Info Nursing, (Volume 41, Issue 1, Spring 2010)
In the future, CADTH intends to provide these for more HTA reports as well as for other CADTH reports and products.
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