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Monday, June 24 • 2:15pm - 3:15pm
#147: Update from Health Canada: The Health Protection Branch

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Component Type: Forum
Level: Intermediate
CE: ACPE 1.00 Knowledge UAN: 0286-0000-19-552-L04-P; CME 1.00; IACET 1.00; RN 1.00

While we generally speak of Health Canada abroad, there is a need to understand that responsibilities for health-related matters are split between the Federal and Provincial and Territorial Governments. This sessions aims to provide a broad and comprehensive picture in order to draw a comprehensive picture of the activities within our mandates.

Learning Objectives

Describe the health system in Canada and the place of the regulator within that system; Discuss the most current regulatory innovations.


Agnes Victoria Klein, MD


Regulatory Reform
Celia Lourenco, PhD

Naming of Biologics and Real World Evidence: Status in Canada
Agnes Victoria Klein, MD

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Agnes Klein

Senior Medical Advisor, Health Canada
Agnes V. Klein MD is currently the Senior Medical Advisor in the Director General's Office, in the Biologics and Genetic Therapies Directorate. Dr. Klein trained in Endocrinology at UofT and has interests in multiple aspects of drug development and medical bioethics. Dr. Klein is... Read More →
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Celia Lourenco

Director General, Biologic and Radiopharmaceutical Drugs Directorate, HPFB, Health Canada
Celia Lourenco, PhD is the Director General of the Biologic and Radiopharmaceutical Drugs Directorate (BRDD) of the Health Products and Food Branch of Health Canada. She was previously the Senior Executive Director of the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) and held other management... Read More →

Monday June 24, 2019 2:15pm - 3:15pm
Room 6F San Diego Convention Center 111 W Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 USA