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CACAP 2008 position paper on using SSRIs in children and adolescents.

 This position statement provides an update on the use of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and Anxiety Disorders in children and adolescents.


Endorsed Document

Child & Adolescent Health Care,

Drugs & Therapeutics,

Mental Health

Medical Marijuana Position Statement

The CFPC addresses Health Canada’s Proposed Changes to Medical Marijuana Regulations.


CFPC Policy Paper

Drugs & Therapeutics

Prescribing Rights for Health Professionals. Position Statement.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC) supports models of practice that include enhanced roles for non-physician health professionals to improve access to care for patients. Legislation enabling non-physician health care professionals to prescribe medications has been enacted in some jurisdictions.


CFPC Policy Paper

Drugs & Therapeutics

Statement on recommended use of varicella virus vaccine

The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) provides Health Canada with ongoing and timely medical, scientific, and public-health advice relating to immunization. Health Canada acknowledges that the advice and recommendations set out in this statement are based upon the best current available scientific


Endorsed Document

Communicable Diseases,

Drugs & Therapeutics,


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