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15 July, 2020 - Health Canada

As of January 1, 2019, Health Canada requires all manufacturers of class II, III, and IV medical devices sold in Canada to follow the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).  SAC members have raised concerns...

01 December, 2020 - Statistics Canada

Statistics Canada has put together a survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on Canadian health care workers, with particular focus on access to personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection prevention and control (IPC) measures in the...

24 November, 2020 - International Federation on Ageing (IFA)

Join the International Federation on Ageing’s (IFA) town hall discussion on the impact of COVID-19 among older people, their hearing loss and communication accessibility.  The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably disrupted communication channels...

18 November, 2020 - Hearing Health Alliance of Canada

The Hearing Health Alliance of Canada (HHAC), of which SAC is a part, is conducting a survey of people in Canada who experience hearing loss. The purpose of this research is to gain insights about the experiences of people with hearing difficulties...

13 November, 2020 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) announced that the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) has been selected to lead an assessment focused on the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Canada.  An oversight panel will provide leadership...

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