NETfacts: Natural Health Products


Summer Training: Check out The Essentials of Consumer Health Products Online Program

The Essentials of Consumer Health Products is an online program that consists of six educational modules, designed to help those working in the consumer health products industry gain a better understanding of the regulation, scheduling, marketing and advertising of consumer health products in Canada.

MODULE 1 – Introduction to Consumer Health Products
MODULE 2 – Advertising of Consumer Health Products
MODULE 3 – National and Provincial Drug Schedules
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Health Canada Plans to Implement the Self-Care Framework in a Phased-in Approach, Beginning with Facts Table Labelling for Natural Health Products

After two years of ongoing consultations, Health Canada announced plans to begin phasing in the Self-Care Framework, which would introduce a consistent, risk-based regulatory regime for over-the-counter medications, natural health products and cosmetics.

Currently, similar products sit side-by-side on store shelves and the consumer may not know that they may be subject to different levels of oversight. For example, similar products may have different evidence requirements to support claims, Read More >

Still Time to Register for Webinar: Anti-Counterfeit Technology Overview

CHP Canada will be hosting an Anti-Counterfeit Technology Overview webinar on December 10, 2014. This presentation will be presented by Mr. James Lee, Director of Technology and Innovation at Jones Packaging Inc., and will highlight anti-counterfeit strategies and several different technologies that are available for use in the packaging market, including their award-winning TouchcodeTM ‘interactive’ technology. Click here for registration details.

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Register for MHPD Webinar on the Forthcoming Good Label Package Practices Guide

This week MHPD sent out invites to their webinar on the Draft Good Label and Package Practices Guide that will be held November 13th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This webinar is a follow-up to the Health Canada webinar that was held in September 2013 that CHP Canada and members attended.

The Draft Good Label and Package Practices Guide supports Health Canada’s Plain Language Labelling Initiative. Read More >

October 16th Compliance & Enforcement of NHPs Webinar Presentation

On October 16th, CHP Canada hosted a complimentary webinar on Compliance and Enforcement of Natural Health Products: A History, Today, and a Look Towards the Future that was presented by Stephanie Di Trapani, Acting Manager, Drug Compliance Verification and Investigation Unit, Risk Management Bureau, Health Products and Food Branch Inspectorate.

For those who were unable to participate in the webinar, or for those who wish to listen to it again, Read More >

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