In an emergency situation, or when you just need to follow up to get more information, these websites may help.
Saskatchewan Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health deals with areas related to accessing health care services, emergency medical services, and more.
eHealth Saskatchewan is responsible for developing and implementing the Electronic Health Record (EHR) for Saskatchewan. The EHR makes important information available to support improved patient care. eHealth also coordinates, implements and maintains key electronic health information systems in many public health care organizations.
medSask provides access to accurate, evidence-based drug information. Licensed pharmacists respond to drug queries 365 days a year through two toll-free telephone lines.
Health Canada is responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. It ensures that high-quality health services are accessible, and works to reduce health risks. You can find information here on topics such as consumer product safety, the health care system, health concerns and more.
Therapeutic Products Directorate
Health Canada's Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) is the Canadian federal authority that regulates pharmaceutical drugs and medical devices for human use. Prior to being given market authorization, a manufacturer must present substantive scientific evidence of a product's safety, efficacy and quality as required by the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations. This site is great for research and information, including Advisories, Warning and Recalls of medical devices.
Public Health Agency of Canada
Some roles of the Public Health Agency of Canada are to promote health, prevent and control chronic diseases and injuries, prevent and control infectious diseases and prepare for and respond to public health emergencies. You can find all kinds of information on topics such as healthy living, injury prevention, travel health, chronic diseases, infectious diseases, and much more.
Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)
CIHI is an independent, not-for- profit organization that provides essential information on Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians. Their stakeholders use their broad range of health databases, measurements and standards, together with evidence-based reports and analyses, in their day-to- day decision-making. They also protect the privacy of Canadians by ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of health care information.
Merck Manual Consumer Version
Merck & Co., Inc. helps to develop new therapies that treat and prevent disease. They have a vast amount of drug information available on their website. As well, they provide information on various medical topics, emergencies and injuries, and a section of resources for consumers.