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HMPWG consultation: 4th List of Safe Dilutions
he Homeopathic Medicinal Products Working Group (HMPWG) of the Heads of Medicines Agencies has opened a new consultation on a on the fourth list of Safe Dilutions.
HMPWG consultation: 6th list of justified stocks
HMPWG has opened a new consultation on a further list of stocks for which homeopathic use is justified.
Profiles of members of the ECHAMP team
Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine
Our regular round up of recent stories in the media from Europe and around the world confirms that the debate about homeopathy is still very much alive. From India to the UK, from United States to Spain, interest in homeopathy continues to hit the headlines. This article from ECHAMP provides a summary of recent news stories on homeopathy, with back up information and useful links to make sure you get the real facts in the debate.
Jobs and traineeships
File PDFTasks ECHAMP traineeship
Tasks ECHAMP traineeship
MEPs for CAM – next meeting 21st February
The next meeting of the European Parliament Interest Group ‘MEPs for CAM’ will be held in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday 21st February at 12:30.
File PDFPositionspapier Braille on NTA 2013_final draft_ last update 2014 03 10
Positionspapier Braille on NTA 2013_final draft_ last update 2014 03 10
January 2017
Meeting with DG SANTE, HRI
4th HRI conference, London 2019
HRI confirms the dates for its next International Homeopathy Research Conference and publishes presentations from Malta 2017.
Slovenia: new law on CAM
A new draft law will extend the regulation of the practice of complementary medicine in Slovenia.
Consolidated list of justified stocks
HMPWG has published a consolidated list of stocks for which homeopathic use is justified, incorporating into a single document the 5 lists published over the last four to five years.
4th HRI conference, London 2019 from 14 Jun 2019 12:00 AM to 16 Jun 2019 11:59 PM London, UK,
The 4th HRI International Homeopathy Research Conference will be held in London from 14-16 June 2019, bringing the very latest developments in homeopathy research and celebrating the tenth anniversary of HRI.
Sweden: frequently asked questions on homeopathy
Homeopathy Research Institute frequently asked questions now available in Swedish as well as nine other languages.
Spain: Commission seeks removal of restrictions on parallel imports of homeopathic medicines
The European Commission has called on Spain to remove restrictions on parallel imports of homeopathic medicines.
US: FDA draft guidance on homeopathic products
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposes a stricter enforcement policy on products labelled as homeopathic and marketed in the US.
December 2017
PAME meeting, EUROCAM meeting, Regulatory Environment
File PDFECHAMP Office Assistant
Task ECHAMP office assistant
November 2017
Board meeting, EMA consultation
File PDFECHAMP response
to the draft guideline on non-clinical documentation in applications for marketing authorisation/registration of well-established and traditional herbal medicinal products - Revision 1 (EMEA/HMPC/32116/2005 Rev.1)
October 2017
Regulatory environment, Australian report, HRI FAQs
File PDF2016
Policy makers should pay close attention to the rapidly evolving field of scientific research in homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine.
File PDF2015
"We count on your support for a healthy regulatory governance for this sector that takes its specific characteristics into due account."
HMPWG: guidance on microbial limits
New HMPWG guidance on microbial limits in the different stages of manufacture of homeopathic medicinal products allows for some small steps towards harmonisation.
MEPs discuss complementary and alternative therapies
MEPs Mr Alojz Peterle and Ms Soledad Cabezon Ruiz co-chaired a workshop on 16 October for the European Parliament’s ENVI Committee to discuss ‘Complementary and alternative therapies for patients today and tomorrow’.
The main questions about homeopathy – answers now in Portuguese and Russian too
Homeopathy Research Institute has strengthened its offering by now making available the answers to the most commonly asked questions about homeopathy in Portuguese, Russian, Simplified and Traditional Chinese as well as English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Homeopathy: new information sources for patients in Europe
A new website is a hub for a dynamic social media presence with information on homeopathy in six languages for patients in Europe.
File PDFECHAMP response
to the HMPWG public consultation "3rd List of First Safe Dilutions (FSD)"
New database portal for complementary medicine
A new database portal for complementary medicine, naturopathy and homeopathy from Carstens Foundation gives free access to the largest data collection in this field in Europe, providing a complete record of scientific literature, registered studies, experiments and case histories.
‘Cutting Edge Research in Homeopathy’ - conference microsite
Visit a new microsite from Homeopathy Research Institute for resources of the 3rd International Research Conference, that took place in Malta in June 2017. The next conference will take place in London in early-mid June 2019.