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NAPRA Position Available - Client Service Specialist / Poste disponible à l'ANORP - Spécialiste du service à la clientèle

NAPRA is currently seeking a candidate to fill the position of Client Service Specialist.

For a complete position description, please see below.

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to Theresa Schopf, manager Gateway Operations, by October 26, 2014 by e-mail at tschopf@napra.ca. We thank everyone in advance for their interest in NAPRA but only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.


L’ANORP est présentement à la recherche d’un(e) candidat(e) pour combler le poste de spécialiste du service à la clientèle.

Une description complète du poste se trouve ci-dessous.

Veuillez envoyer, avant le 26 octobre 2014, votre lettre de présentation et votre CV à Madame Theresa Schopf, gestionnaire Opérations du Portail, par courriel à l’addresse suivante : tschopf@napra.ca. Nous remercions par avance toutes les personnes intéressées par l’ANORP, mais nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les candidats retenus.

Client Service Specialist / Spécialiste du service à la clientèle

Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program-Course and PLAR exam schedules

Please note, this section will be updated periodically as the information becomes available.


    NEW: The National Pharmacy Technician Bridging
Education Program will be offered online in French starting in
   September 2014 at Selkirk College. Course dates, registration
deadlines and contact information can be found on the French Course and PLAR schedules page. 

  NEW: Selkirk College  registration deadline for all English and French courses beginning in September 2014 is August 14, 2014.


   NOUVEAU : Le Programme passerelle national de formation de
 technicien(ne) en pharmacie   sera offert en français en
 ligne à Selkirk College dès septembre 2014. L’horaire des cours, la
date limite pour l’inscription et les coordonnées du collège sont maintenant disponibles sur la page Horaires de cours et d'examens de l'evaluation et de la reconnaissance des acquis.

 NOUVEAU :  La date limite pour l'inscription
aux cours (anglais et français) débutant en septembre au collège Selkirk est le 14 août 2014.


Registration deadlines for all institutions are available on the Course and PLAR Schedules page.

Registration for all courses is conducted directly with the educational institution offering the program.

National Drug Schedules: Final Recommendations on topical hydrocortisone and hydrocortisone acetate in concentrations of 1% or less

The Interim Recommendations made by the National Drug Scheduling Advisory Committee (NDSAC) on September 16, 2014, subsequent to their meeting of September 7, 2014, were finalized effective October 17, 2014.
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Information Update

Health Canada puts measures in place for medically necessary products affected by import restriction from 3 facilities in India

Further to a September 30, 2014 communication restricting imports of health products from three sites in India, Health Canada is providing an update on measures it is taking so that Canadians can have access to affected medically necessary products.

Health Canada Information Update


Health Canada seizes dangerous health products from online retailer

Health Canada is warning Canadians of the serious risks to health associated with use of the unauthorized drug product Miracle Mineral Solution (MMS), which was sold as a treatment for serious diseases such as cancer through the website www.buymms.biz. MMS contains sodium chlorite, which is a chemical used mainly as a textile bleaching agent and disinfectant and may pose serious risks to health if ingested. An alternate format of MMS, labelled as CDS, is also available for sale on the website and would pose a similar risk.

Health Canada Advisory

Notice to Hospitals

YERVOY 200 mg/40 mL (5 mg/mL) (Ipilimumab for injection), single-use vial - Recall of 2 Lots Due to Cracked Vials - Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada

Bristol Myers Squibb Canada is initiating a voluntary recall of the YERVOY 200 mg/40 mL (5 mg/mL) (Ipilimumab for injection) single-use vial lots 924741 and 924041 as a precautionary measure due to two (2) confirmed complaints of cracked vials received by Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Health Canada Notice to Hospitals



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National Pharmacy Technician Bridging Education Program

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