Health Canada’s Stakeholder Email Update on the End of “Self-Care Products” Consultations Jul 28/17

International Self-Care Day. A worldwide campaign with the objective of celebrating the importance of, and encouraging the public to, practice responsible use of safe and effective consumer healthcare products. It was launched in 2012 by the World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI). We’d not heard of this NGO. Their Board of Directors include elected individuals from Bayer, […]

Health Canada’s Final Consultation Recording + Slides on “Self-Care Products” Regulations Jul 27/17

In June 2017, Health Canada held their final series of online and in person consultation meetings on their proposed “modernization” of self-care products regulations. The presentations focused on the finer details of how NHPs will be classified based on risk, acceptable evidence and claims for each classification, product registration, Ministerial abilities, cost recovery, product labeling, […]

Retailer & Consumer MP Letter Writing Action Steps to Oppose New Self-Care Products Regulations | Jul 14/17

Citizens for Choice in Health Care (CCHC) is a non-profit association based in Alberta whose primary goal is to advocate for the integration of complementary therapies as an accepted part of traditional medical practice. NHPPA endorses their work. On April 29, 2017, CCHC published a provocative article that sheds light on the hidden agenda for […]

“Why Big Pharma’s Days are Numbered” Alliance for Natural Health International Article Jul 7/17

ABC In this June 27, 2017 article (6 minute read), “Why Big Pharma’s Days are Numbered“, Robert Verkerk PhD of Alliance for Natural Health International cleverly demonstrates how different industries have parallel offerings that serve many types of consumers who are demanding solutions-based products that meet their needs; are more sustainable than ever and how […]