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Dec 10, 2015, 16:02 ET Innovative medicines part of the solution for sustainable healthcare

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - In response to today's tabling of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) 2014 Annual Report, Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) President ...


Nov 27, 2015, 14:00 ET Canada's innovative pharmaceutical companies share insights at Ontario's roundtable on national pharmacare

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, members of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) met with the Ontario government to provide informed insights at a roundtable on national...


Nov 18, 2015, 09:52 ET Rx&D Welcomes New Board of Directors Chair, Michael Tremblay

MONTREAL, Nov. 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, at the Annual General Meeting of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), Michael Tremblay, President of Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc....


Nov 17, 2015, 19:49 ET The Rx&D Health Research Foundation Celebrates Honourees of the 2015 Research Awards Gala

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - In a gala hosted by Rx&D's Health Research Foundation (HRF) in partnership with Prix Galien Canada and Research Canada and in front of Canada's health research...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:37 ET Rx&D Honours Mark Lievonen with Honourary Life Achievement Designation

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Board of Directors of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), President Russell Williams has conferred a Honourary Life Achievement...


Nov 17, 2015, 10:31 ET Rx&D and Pfizer Canada Inc. Announce the Creation of the John Helou Scholarship with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

MONTREAL, Nov. 17, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) and Pfizer Canada Inc. are pleased to announce the creation of the John Helou Scholarship, with the...


Sep 10, 2015, 15:23 ET Statement - Health innovation a priority for Ontario, notes national pharmaceutical association

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - On behalf of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), association President Russell Williams issues the followed statement: "On behalf of Canada's...


May 21, 2015, 10:00 ET Canadians lagging well behind similar countries on access to new medicines: report

OTTAWA, May 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Canadians face wait times of over 460 days in order to get access to new, potentially lifesaving medicines in public drug plans, according to a new IMS Brogan report...


May 21, 2015, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Report on Canadians' access to medicines to be unveiled/

OTTAWA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 Access to Medicines report will be unveiled tomorrow, revealing how Canada lags compared to other countries in access to new medicines in public drug plans, and...


May 20, 2015, 09:30 ET Media Advisory - Report on Canadians' access to medicines to be unveiled

OTTAWA, May 20, 2015 /CNW/ - The 2015 Access to Medicines report will be unveiled tomorrow, revealing how Canada lags compared to other countries in access to new medicines in public drug plans, and...


Apr 01, 2015, 08:03 ET Rx&D responds to PMPRB report: overall impact of medicines must always be considered

OTTAWA, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) acknowledges the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board's (PMPRB) newly released report on Cost Drivers of Public ...


Mar 27, 2015, 14:08 ET Quebec 2015-2016 Budget: Rx&D welcomes fiscal discipline and biopharma working group, but the decrease in government spending on medicines is questioned

MONTREAL, March 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Russell Williams, President of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), welcomes the 2015-2016 Quebec Budget, noting the fiscal discipline and...


Feb 10, 2015, 14:12 ET Rx&D Statement on Mandatory Drug Shortage Reporting

VANCOUVER, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Following the Minister of Health's announcement, Russell Williams, President, Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D), issued the following statement: ...


Nov 26, 2012, 08:00 ET Barely surviving to thriving - a remarkable 27-year journey with HIV

OTTAWA, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - Tiko Kerr doesn't look sick. He's a healthy and active man who rows four times a week. He defies anyone's image of a man who has lived with HIV for almost 30 years. Tiko ...


Nov 22, 2012, 14:10 ET 2013-2014 Quebec Budget - Rx&D recognizes the Quebec government's desire to support the pharmaceutical sector but has significant concerns

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) acknowledge the Quebec government's efforts to support the pharmaceutical industry in its budget tabled on...


Nov 15, 2012, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - Pharmaceuticals, Health Care and the Economy - Background Technical Briefing

OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Representatives of Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) will be available to discuss newly released reports on the industry's commitment to life...


Nov 15, 2012, 12:13 ET /R E P E A T -- Three Canadian researchers and two pharmaceutical companies honoured for outstanding innovations in Canadian healthcare/

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Health Research Foundation has awarded its prestigious Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg for their outstanding contributions to health ...


Nov 15, 2012, 08:56 ET Collaboration Marks First National Partnership for Rx&D and BioTalent Canada

Industry Engagement will more precisely define job descriptions, skills profiles and bio-readiness for candidates OTTAWA, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) ...


Nov 14, 2012, 20:45 ET Three Canadian researchers and two pharmaceutical companies honoured for outstanding innovations in Canadian healthcare

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - The Health Research Foundation has awarded its prestigious Medal of Honour to Dr. Charles Scriver and Mr. Arnold Steinberg for their outstanding contributions to health ...


Nov 14, 2012, 15:11 ET Rx&D announces the creation of Deborah M. Brown Scholarship in Biomedical Discovery and Commercialization at McMaster University

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) President Russell Williams announced the creation of a McMaster University scholarship today, during the...


Nov 14, 2012, 14:57 ET Rx&D announces the creation of 3 scholarships

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) President Russell Williams announced the creation of three university scholarships today, during the...


Nov 14, 2012, 12:31 ET Rx&D announces the creation of Ronnie Miller Scholarship in Personalized Medicine at the University of British Columbia

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) President Russell Williams announced the creation of a University of British Columbia scholarship today, during...


Nov 14, 2012, 12:30 ET Rx&D announces the creation of the Paul Lucas Scholarship for the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen's University

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) President Russell Williams announced the creation of a Queen's University scholarship today, during the...


Nov 14, 2012, 11:01 ET Chris Halyk Appointed Chair, Rx&D Board of Directors

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Halyk, President of Janssen Inc., as Chair of the Board of...


Nov 05, 2012, 14:52 ET Living Through Pain - A young man's story of perseverance

OTTAWA, Nov. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Steven Croucher is like any other 19 year-old. He goes to school, likes to hang out with his friends and see movies. The difference is Steven does all these things in...