Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high-quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks.
We are a federal institution that is part of the Health portfolio.
Mid-year update: Health products 2021
Learn about health products approved in 2021
Services and information
Recalls and alerts. Standards and regulations for consumers. Health risks for pest control and chemical products.
Drugs and health products
Regulating drugs and health products to support public safety.
Environmental and workplace health
Health effects of environmental and workplace factors including air, noise, soil and water pollution.
Food and nutrition
Information on Canada's food guide, food labels, food recalls and outbreaks, food safety, how we monitor and measure food and nutrient consumption.
Health care system
Our health care system, including commissions and inquiries, eHealth, pharmaceuticals, legislation and guidelines.
Preventing health problems by educating the public on drugs, diseases and more.
Supporting your physical, mental and spiritual health through healthy eating, physical activity and more.
Health science and research
Helping you make informed decisions about health through science, research and testing.
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What we are doing
- Licensed Natural Health Products
- 2013 National Radon Awareness Survey
- Canada Vigilance Adverse Reaction Online Database
- Recalls and Safety Alerts
Clinical information on drugs and medical devices
Download COVID-19 apps, tools and data
Access official services, support and information
COVID-19 Health product industry
Information for industry on drugs and medical devices
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