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Nonie Wideman said a plastic mesh she had surgically implanted to support her bladder gave her debilitating health problems. Health Canada rejected her multiple requests to see the clinical evidence the department used to approve the mesh for use in Canada. (Craig Chivers/CBC)

Source: CBC News

Date: March 15th, 2019



1) “Canadians want greater access to credible information that will enable them to make well-informed decisions about their health and that of their families.”  How will the release of this medical data do this?

2) What are the privacy concerns around releasing this sort of information to the public?

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