Each year, there are an estimated 200,000 severe adverse drug reactions in Canada, killing between 10,000 to 22,000 Canadians, and costing the Canadian healthcare system between $13.7 and $17.7 billion. Adverse Drug Reaction Canada is working to prevent this.
About Adverse Drug Reaction Canada ADR Canada is a registered Canadian charity which educates and raises awareness on how we can prevent adverse drug reactions in Canada. We bring together patients, families, policy-makers, scientists, researchers, health care providers and academics to develop solutions to prevent adverse drug reactions across Canada. Our Mission To improve the… Continue reading About
ADR Canada advocates for three policies which will lead Canada on the path to preventing adverse drug reactions: 1. Establishing a national mandatory database to record and monitor all adverse drug reactions. 2. Establishing publicly funded genetic testing to identify gene variants in individuals that can lead to adverse drug reactions. 3. Supporting electronic medical… Continue reading Our advocacy priorities
Adverse Drug Reaction Canada is a registered Canadian charity (# 703592527 RR 0001) Your support and generous contributions will enable us to continue our work of improving the health and quality of life of Canadians by mitigating and ultimately eradicating adverse drug reactions To donate, please click the “Donate Now” button.