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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. 05 Dec 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. 24 Nov 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. 24 Nov 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. 17 Nov 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. 17 Nov 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. 07 Nov 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. 07 Nov 2016
Parliamentary petition for homeopathy in Austria 30,000 Austrians have signed a parliamentary petition calling for homeopathy to be covered by medical insurance. 26 Oct 2016
Homeopathic medicinal products registered in Greece EOF, the Greek national organisation for medicines, has completed registration of 180 homeopathic medicinal products. 26 Oct 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. 24 Oct 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. 22 Sep 2016
Homeopathy – what’s the evidence? Reliable scientific answers to the most frequently asked questions about homeopathy are now available in five languages from Homeopathy Research Institute. 13 Sep 2016
Cutting edge research in homeopathy Registration is now open for the 3rd HRI International Homeopathy Research Conference to take place in Malta, 9-11 June 2017. 23 Aug 2016
New European standards for homeopathic doctors A new standard has been approved by the CEN for the requirements of health care provision by medical doctors with additional qualification in homeopathy. 23 Aug 2016
News from HMPWG HMPWG has released a number of new documents, including a consolidated list of justified stocks for homeopathic use, new rules of procedure and the report of their most recent meeting in April. 25 Jul 2016
New edition of European Pharmacopoeia The ninth edition of the European Pharmacopoeia is now available. 25 Jul 2016
Use of homeopathy in general paediatrics A new survey shows increased interest and use in natural remedies and homeopathic medicines in children. 19 Jul 2016
Congress: Integrative health and medicine 600 health professionals from over 40 countries have adopted a declaration calling for more rapid integration of complementary and traditional medicine into healthcare services. 19 Jul 2016
Article: Should anthroposophic medicinal products be regulated in Europe? A new research article in the European Journal of Health Law argues that the 95-year European tradition and good safety profile of anthroposophic products justify giving them an easier access to market. 16 Jun 2016
16% of Italians use homeopathy once a year 80% of Italians know of homeopathy and 20% of these use it at least once a year, according to new data from Omeoimprese. In-market sales for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicines in Italy are now worth over €300 million. 14 Jun 2016
WissHom publication: The current status of research into homeopathy A new German publication confirms the therapeutic effect of homeopathic treatment and the specific effect of potentised medicines. 14 Jun 2016
HMPWG consultations: First Safe Dilutions and Microbial Limits Newly released public consultations from HMPWG address the topics of first safe dilutions and microbial limits. Please send your comments to ECHAMP by 5 August. 06 Jun 2016
Following the debate: homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine in the news This is the second in our regular round-ups of recent news items on homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine. We provide links and background to some of the recent news stories of relevance to the public debate about our sector. 02 Jun 2016
Homeopathic medicinal products from biological origin HMPWG has updated its safety guidance on homeopathic medicinal products from biological origin, outlining the requirements to be fulfilled by these medicinal products in the registration procedure. 19 May 2016
Ultra high dilution – the state of research The October 2015 issue of ‘Homeopathy’ is dedicated to a special review of the status quo of research into ultra high dilutions, showing how researchers around the world are investigating the mechanism of action of homeopathic medicines. 19 May 2016
ECHAMP expert workshop: Homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products in society Sector scientists and other experts joined ECHAMP members and interested Swedish stakeholders in Stockholm for a lively discussion on the current and future scientific and political context for homeopathic and anthroposophic medicinal products. 11 May 2016
ECHAMP Membership Assembly 2016 ECHAMP welcomes DGC Nordic as a new full member; its next Membership Assembly will be held in Berlin in April 2017, chaired by Mathias Hevert, Board member of ECHAMP and Managing Director of Hevert Arzneimittel. 11 May 2016
Secure reimbursement status for homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine in Switzerland The Swiss government is proposing to ensure that treatment costs for homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine will continue to be reimbursed by compulsory health insurance on a par with other medical disciplines. 31 Mar 2016
US survey on use of homeopathy A new survey finds that 2.1% of US adults have used homeopathy within the past 12 months. 24 Feb 2016
Save the date: 3rd HRI International Homeopathy Research conference Homeopathy Research Institute are organising the next International Homeopathy Research Conference in Malta on 9-11 June, 2017. 24 Feb 2016
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