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Webinar

pre-DPPS Webinar – Health Care Systems in Canada: Where We Are Now

In advance of the upcoming Drug Pricing Policy Summit in Toronto in November, you are invited to join the webinar: Health Care Systems in Canada: Where We Are Now on Wednesday, October 24th from 12:00 – 1:00 PM ET.

This webinar will provide a broad overview of Canada’s drug approval process: Health Canada, pCPA, CADTH and PMPRB with the objective of updating participants on each of the organization’s roles and current initiatives in making drugs available to Canadians.

This is a primer for participants attending the November 13-14 2018 Drug Pricing Policy Summit: Patients Redefining Health Care and for others who would like to have a review of these systems for their interest.

To register for this free webinar, please CLICK HERE.

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Melanoma Patient Support Group Webinars

All patients, survivors, family members, and caregivers are invited to join these informal monthly webinars to connect with other patients and survivors across Canada.        Join one or all three:
Thurs, February 1, 2018
Thurs, March 1, 2018
Thurs, April 5, 2018

5pm PST | 8pm EST

We know the importance of having a good support network during difficult times. This is why we decided to organize a recurring support group by Webinar. Although melanoma patients and survivors are scattered all over Canada, these webinars will allow them to talk to others going through similar experiences from the comfort of their own home.  Founder Kathy Barnard will be in attendance, along with other members of the SYSF team. Whether you’re a patient or a caregiver, we hope that you will take part in this virtual discussion around melanoma, treatments, and hope.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Within 48 hours of registering for this webinar, you will receive an email from natalie@saveyourskin.ca providing you with the link and dial-in details for this group call in gotoMeeting. You will be able to choose if you wish to share your webcam with all participants, or participate in call-in mode only.

Thank you, and hope to chat with you soon!

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Webinar: About BioSimilars

As a kick-off to our 2018 webinar series, Save Your Skin Foundation presents:

About Biosimilars: What We Know and What We Want to Know

Friday, January 19, 2018 at 1pm – 2pm EST | 10am-11am PST

Presenters: Louise Binder, SYSF Health Policy, Cathy Parker, Director Policy and International Collaboration – Health Canada, and Helen Mai, Policy and Strategy Advisor, CADTH.

This webinar will be a panel discussion on Biosimilars in oncology, the approval process, and the potential policy position for oncology drug reimbursement. Discussion Points will include Health Canada’s review and approval for sale, CADTH’S role in this area and their involvement with pCPA, and potential policy objectives and position for oncology drug reimbursement.

Updated January 23, 2018:

Missed the webinar?  Listen to a recording of the presentation here, or view it on our youTube channel here.  Also please click here for a page of Resources regarding Biosimilars.

 

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Holiday Melanoma Patient Support Webinar

Join our Holiday Patient Support Webinar on Thursday, Dec 28, 2017 at 1pm PST | 4pm EST.

All patients, family members, and caregivers are invited to join this informal, free webinar to share and connect with patients and survivors across Canada.

Click HERE to register

Save Your Skin Foundation knows the importance of having a good support network during difficult times. This is why we had the idea to organize a support group by Webinar. Since we are scattered all over Canada, we thought it would be a good idea to be able to talk to people and hear them, but in the comfort of your own home. Founder Kathy Barnard will be available to discuss, along with other members of the SYSF team. Whether you’re a patient or a caregiver, we hope that you will take part in this virtual discussion around melanoma, treatments, and hope.

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Next Webinar December 17: The Drug Evaluation Process – Patient Input Submissions and Responsible Advocacy for New Treatments

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This webinar will dive into the process used to evaluate drugs, which concludes with recommendations about whether they should be covered by provincial formularies.   In particular, this webinar will look at how patients can engage in the process. Following the presentation, there will be a live Q&A. The presentation will address the following topics:

  • When and how can patients engage with the drug evaluation process?
  • What are the best practices to promote the patient’s voice?
  • Looking ahead: how can we improve patients’ opportunities to engage?

The webinar will be hosted by Bill Dempster of 3Sixty Public Affairs. As CEO of 3Sixty Public Affairs, Bill Dempster helps health charities, businesses and associations understand health policy and effectively engage with governments.   He applies a deep business, health policy, legal and government experience to find mutually beneficial solutions to complex problems. 

To register

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1418260419678793473

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