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Keeping patients safe from potential cybersecurity risks with medical devices 

| Health Canada | news releases

Canadians want access to the latest technologies in medical devices, while still being able to depend on them to be as safe as possible. While the idea that medical devices could be used for intentional harm may sound like science fiction, the risk is real enough to warrant precautions from medical device regulators.

Health Canada announces new reporting requirements for hospitals

| Health Canada | news releases

Drugs and medical devices are an important part of Canada’s health care system, helping Canadians treat and prevent a variety of conditions. However, all drugs and devices involve risks, including the potential for serious side effects leading to emergency room visits and hospital admissions. Serious adverse drug reactions and medical device incidents are significantly under-reported, both in Canada and internationally.

Health Canada unveils Canada’s Food Guide Snapshot in nine Indigenous languages

| Health Canada | news releases

To make Canada’s Food Guide more accessible to Indigenous Peoples, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, today announced the translation of Canada’s new Food Guide Snapshot (the new image of the Guide) into nine Indigenous languages: Dene, Inuinnaqtun, Inuktitut (Baffin), Inuktitut (Nunatsiavut), Inuktitut (Nunavik), Michif, Ojibwe, Oji-Cree and Plains Cree.

Health Canada Unveils Canada’s Food Guide Snapshot in 17 multicultural languages 

| Health Canada | news releases

Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, announced the translation of Canada’s new Food Guide Snapshot into 17 multicultural languages, including: Arabic, Farsi, German, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Simplified Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Traditional Chinese, Urdu and Vietnamese.

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