Health Canada is working to improve the health of Canadians with disabilities as well as working to reduce the incidence of disability. It does so through research and public education on the prevention of disease and the prevention of injury that can lead to disability. It also funds programs and evaluates projects to improve the health care system in areas such as home care.
Health Canada also monitors health and safety risks related to the sale and use of medical devices such as hearing aids, pacemakers and powered wheelchairs, as well as drug products and marijuana for medical purposes.
Health Canada website contains a wide range of health related information as well as resources and information for people living with disabilities.
For more information:
Phone: 1-866-225-0709 (Toll-free), 613-957-2991 (Local), 1-800-465-7735 (TTY)
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