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Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine in the news Here is the latest version of our regular round up of recent stories in the news in Europe and from around the world about homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine. Jun 06, 2017
Use of homeopathy worldwide A new study confirms that each year a significant percentage of the general population uses homeopathy, including visits to homeopaths and purchase of over-the-counter homeopathic medicines. May 30, 2017
Seminar: Scientific studies on homeopathy A one day scientific seminar in San Sebastian in Spain on 17 June aims at informing the medical community about scientific studies on homeopathy. May 30, 2017
ECHAMP Membership Assembly 2017 CEOs attend workshop on the future of our sector and Laboratoires Gilbert joins ECHAMP as a new full member. May 03, 2017
HMPWG Report on the regulatory status of homeopathic medicinal products A new report from HMPWG gives comprehensive regulatory information for our sector. Apr 18, 2017
New film reveals scientists and the public have been misled over homeopathy A new documentary about homeopathy presents evidence that the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) misled the public in a 2015 report on the effectiveness of homeopathy. Apr 07, 2017
EP report calls for improved access to medicines A new European Parliament report on access to medicines acknowledges the importance of allowing patients access to complementary and alternative therapies and medicines. Mar 30, 2017
Availability of mercury for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products New EU legislation may have an impact on the availability of mercury for use in homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products. Mar 30, 2017
Public consultation on the revised guidelines on excipients in the labelling and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the revised guidelines on excipients in the labelling and package leaflet of medicinal products for human use (NtA Vol 2C). Please send any comments to ECHAMP office by 16 April. Mar 21, 2017
HMPWG consultations ECHAMP is collating feedback on the second list of First Safe Dilutions for the HMPWG. ECHAMP’s comments on two further consultations – the Questions and Answers on Quality, and the Fifth list of justified stocks – are now available on the ECHAMP website. Mar 08, 2017
HMPWG minutes The minutes of the HMPWG meeting 10-11 November 2016 acknowledge ECHAMP’s communication on the need for transparency and the quality of the newly translated answers to frequently asked questions from Homeopathy Research Institute. Mar 08, 2017
Webinar: ICH guideline on elemental impurities Register now to attend the EDQM webinar on the ICH guideline on elemental impurities on 16 May. Feb 22, 2017
ECHAMP Annual Report 2016 Policy makers should pay close attention to the rapidly evolving field of scientific research in homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine. Feb 10, 2017
Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine in the news Behind the headlines… our regular round up provides a summary of recent news stories on homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine, with useful background and links, showing all angles of the debate. Feb 08, 2017
IVAA report: Legal status of anthroposophic medicine Brazil, Germany and Switzerland lead the way in terms of the legal status of anthroposophic medicine. Jan 17, 2017
Pharmeuropa 2016 now online Access for free the latest news related to the work of the European Pharmacopoeia. Jan 17, 2017
New data: homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products in Germany Sales of homeopathic and anthroposophic medicines in Germany grew by 4% between 2014 and 2015. Jan 12, 2017
HMPWG consultations: Justified stocks and Quality of raw material ECHAMP is compiling comments on two HMPWG consultations - the fifth list of justified stocks and questions and answers on quality, specifically relating to raw materials. Dec 13, 2016
Norway welcomes registered homeopathic medicines Norwegian Medicines Agency outlines simplified requirements for the registration of homeopathic medicinal products, committing to recognise products already registered under the simplified registration scheme in another EEA country. Dec 09, 2016
New publication: Anthroposophic Pharmacy The first comprehensive and detailed scientific overview of anthroposophic pharmacy for doctors, pharmacists and all those involved in the development, composition, production and authorisation of anthroposophic medicinal products. Dec 05, 2016
Webinar: FDA inspections of homeopathic manufacturing facilities AAHP is organising an educational webinar on what to expect from a US Food and Drug Administration inspection of a homeopathic manufacturing facility. Nov 24, 2016
US: Marketing claims for OTC homeopathic drugs The US Federal Trade Commission has published a new ‘Enforcement policy statement on marketing claims for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic drugs,’ requiring efficacy and safety claims for OTC homeopathic medicines to meet the same standard as other products making similar claims. Nov 24, 2016
EU Antibiotic Awareness Day: how can integrative medicine be part of a global solution? The United Nations, WHO and the European Commission all declare antimicrobial resistance one of the biggest threats to global health. Integrative medicine practitioners have a contribution to make in this public health challenge. Nov 17, 2016
Confidence in homeopathic medicines on the rise in France A new survey shows the French expressing growing confidence in homeopathic medicines, with one in five declaring total confidence in these products. Nov 17, 2016
World forum: Regulating homeopathic medicinal products An international forum in Delhi, 23-24 February 2017, will bring together practitioners, regulators and industry to discuss national and global strategies for an appropriate regulatory framework for homeopathic medicinal products. Nov 07, 2016
ECHAMP handout: Sales and demand data A new ECHAMP handout provides at-a-glance sales and demand data for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products in the EU, giving a picture of this growing industry and demonstrating the demand for these products in at least two thirds of EU markets. Download a copy from our website. Nov 07, 2016
Parliamentary petition for homeopathy in Austria 30,000 Austrians have signed a parliamentary petition calling for homeopathy to be covered by medical insurance. Oct 26, 2016
Homeopathic medicinal products registered in Greece EOF, the Greek national organisation for medicines, has completed registration of 180 homeopathic medicinal products. Oct 26, 2016
Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine in the news The public debate on homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine continues. In this, our regular round-up, we provide links to and background on some items of relevance to our sector that have been in the news recently. The overall impression is that the increasing good news about homeopathy and the growing professionalism of the sector are met by ever stronger resistance. Oct 24, 2016
European Pharmacopoeia Training for Homoeopathic Products The European Pharmacopoeia will hold a training for homoeopathic products on 06 December 2016. The online registration is open. Sep 22, 2016