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TREKK Announcement: The Council of Canadian Academies launches its ...
Posted by TREKK member on September 18, 2014

Children who are ill need treatment that is appropriate for the age and stage of their developing bodies and minds, and medicines designed for adults may not be suitable for these needs. New report looks at the state of research and regulations leading to the approval of medicines — both pharmaceuticals and biologics, including vaccines — for ch...


Up to 85% of children in Canada who need emergency care are managed in a general emergency department (ED). As many as 40% of these children do not get treatments for which clear evidence exists and up to 20% get a treatment which is of no benefit or may be harmful.