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Guidelines & Regulations



PHIA Toolkit for Custodians: A Guide to the Personal Health Information Act. Halifax (NS):
Department of Health and Wellness; 2013.

PHIA – Personal Information International Disclosure Protection Act-Nova Scotia Bill 19 


–Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, December 2010. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. 

CIHR Best Practices for Protecting Privacy in Health Research. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Institutes of Health Research; 2005.  

Secondary Use of Personal Information in Health Research: Case Studies. Ottawa (ON): Canadian Institutes of Health Research; 2002. 

ICH – GCP: International Council on Harmonization – Good Clinical Practice

Health Canada - Food and Drug Regulations: Division 5  - Clinical Trials

Health Canada - Drugs & Health Products-Acts and Regulations 

Health Canada - Drugs & Health Products-Enforcement Activities 



World Health Organization (WHO) – Handbook for Good Clinical Research Practice