Updated: ORA Position – Biosimilar Non-Medical Switching

The ORA Board of Directors is pleased to publish an official position statement on non-medical switching. Recently, we amended the document to include Frequently Asked Questions. To review this important document, please visit […]

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Announcing Call for 2018 Arthritis Alliance of Canada Research Awards Applications

The Arthritis Alliance of Canada (AAC) is pleased to launch the 3rd round of the Research Awards Program and announce the 2018 “Call for Applications”. The program was intended to nationally recognise high […]

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Sad news on the passing of Dr. Sydney Gershon

We are sad to share the news that Dr. Sydney Gershon passed away on April 30, 2018 at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Gershon was a member of the Ontario Rheumatology Association, a […]

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OMA & ORA Updates from Dr. Baer & Dr. Averns – Video Link

Please find below a link to access the archived video of the 2018 OMA update presented by Dr. Philip Baer, and the 2018 ORA update presented by Dr. Henry Averns on April 12, […]

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Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA)

The Canadian Arthritis Patient Alliance (CAPA) has published a user-friendly and informative MTX resource. The document may be reviewed via this link: CAPA MTX Link […]

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Changes to the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Formulary effective February 28, 2018

New Single Source Drugs Metoject Subcutaneous (methotrexate sodium) 17.5mg/0.35mL, 20mg/0.4mL, 22.5mg/0.45mL, 25mg/0.5mL Inj Sol – Pref Syr (MDX)   Changes to Limited Use (LU) Criteria Aclasta (zoledronic acid) (NOV) and Generics (DRR, TAR, […]

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Ontario Drug Benefit Formulary

(Received from the Ministry January 24, 2018) We are pleased to provide you with the Summary of Changes – January 2018 to Edition No. 43 of the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Formulary / […]

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Employment Standards in Ontario

The Ministry of Ontario has developed a publication that outlines Employment Standards in Ontario. Please review via this link: Employment Standards in Ontario […]

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NIHB listed Metoject pre-filled syringes as open benefits on the Drug Benefit List!

Please see this an updated list via this link: NIHB Metoject pre-filled syringes […]

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Erelzi Products & Patients Weighing 63kg or Less

It was recently announced that Erelzi is now funded under the the Ontario Drug Benefit Program (ODBP) as a LU benefit for the following indications: RA, AS and pJIA. It was noted in […]

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