Scientific Advisory Panel on Anti-Infective Therapies (SAP-AIT)

October 6, 2016


Place: Room 2048, 2nd floor, Tower B, Holland Cross 1600 Scott Street Ottawa
Date and Time: October 6th, 2016, 9:00am to 4:00pm, EST

Chairperson: Gerald A. Evans
Science Advisor: Conrad Pereira
Science and Regulatory Officers: Osama Wahid, Shelley Wagner
Participants: SAP-AIT, Health Canada

October 6th, 2016
Number Time Description
1. 09:00-09:05Footnote *
(5 min)
Welcome and Opening remarks
Marion Law, Director General, Therapeutic Products Directorate
2. 09:05-09:15
(10 min)
(10 min)
Introduction of Members, Review of Mandate,
Associations/Affiliations and Agenda

Chair - Gerald A. Evans
3. 09:15-10:00
(45 min)
Health Canada Presentation on the Safety of Fluoroquinolones
Melissa Hunt, Manager, Marketed Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Bureau
Questions from Panel members
4. 10:00-10:15
(15 min)
Health break
5. 10:15-11:00
(45 min)
Health Canada Presentation on the Efficacy of Fluoroquinolones for Specific Indications, and Introduction of Questions for the Panel
Philippa McDonald, Clinical Evaluator, Therapeutic Products Directorate
Questions from Panel members
6. 11:00-12:00
(60 min)
Lunch (Panel)
7. 12:00- 03:00
(180 min)
Deliberation on Health Canada's Questions
Panel members
8. 03:00-03:15
(15 min)
Summary of Recommendations
9. 03:15-03:20
(5 min)
Closing Remarks and Adjournment of Meeting
Footnote *

Times indicated are to be used as a guide for the Chairperson and are approximate.

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